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Ogun to host 18th national council on transportation


The Ogun State Government is set to host the 18th edition of the National Council on Transportation from Tuesday, February 13, to Friday, February 16, 2024. 

The state governor Dapo Abiodun will preside over the meeting, which will convene Commissioners responsible for Transportation from the 36 states, including the FCT, their permanent secretaries, Transport Secretaries, Director of Planning Research and Statistics, and various stakeholders.

The Guest of Honour at the event will be the Minister for Transportation, Senator Saidu Alkali. The theme for this year’s edition is ‘Embracing Innovations and Technologies For Sustainable Transportation: Tackling The Energy Challenges’.

The Commissioner for Transportation in Ogun State, Engr. Olugbenga Dairo, highlighted the significance of the event in a statement over the weekend, emphasizing its role in fostering development within Nigeria’s transportation system on an annual basis.

“The National Council on Transportation is a national and yearly event geared towards developing the transportation system in Nigeria,” stated Dairo. 

“I am delighted to inform you that His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun, CON, Governor of Ogun State, in his unrelenting effort at repositioning the State as one to reckon with in national transportation innovative in the country, has graciously accepted to host this year’s National Council on Transportation which is the 18th Edition of it, from Tuesday, February 13th to Friday, February 16th, 2024, at June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto Abeokuta.”

Dairo further expressed that the event would bring together transport experts, regulators, policymakers, investors, and operators from across the country, including federal and state ministries of transportation, and federal agencies within the transport sector. 


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