Katsina to host CIoTA North West Conference

...As Obayendo visits Governor


CITIZENS COMPASS –The Executive Governor of Katsina State, His Excellency, Mallam Umaru Dikko Radda, says the state government will host the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration (CIoTA) North West Conference. 

The Governor disclosed this after a courtesy visit from the Institute’s President, Prince Segun Ochuko Obayendo, FinsTA, highlighted the strong partnership between the state government and CIoTA.

During the visit, CIoTA honoured the Governor with a honorary fellowship recognizing his exceptional contributions to the transportation sector. 

“His visionary leadership has spearheaded landmark projects, including the commissioning of the Funtua Dry Port, a cargo handling and logistics hub, and the construction of a second outer ring road, significantly enhancing connectivity and reducing travel time. 

“These achievements have transformed Katsina State into a thriving regional hub for inter-modal transportation, showcasing the Governor’s commitment to infrastructure development and economic growth.”

The CIoTA North West Conference aims to bring together transportation experts, stakeholders, and policymakers to discuss practical solutions, best practices, and emerging trends in the industry. The event will showcase Katsina State’s achievements in transportation and its potential for future growth.

The CIoTA delegation, led by the president of the Institute, Prince Segun Ochuko Obayendo, FinsTA, comprised Deputy President Hon Umar Sanda Iya FInstTA, Auditor General Aminu Muktar MInstTA, National Publicity Secretary Mrs. Chinwe Uwaegbute FinsTA, and Registrar of the institute, Mr. Rasheed Aiyelabegan, FinsTA and the North West Coordinator, Malam Haruna Musa, was warmly received by top government officials, including Deputy Governor Farouk Lawal Jobe, Secretary to the State Government Alhaji Barrister Abdullahi Garba Faskari, Chief of Staff Mallam Jabiru Salisu Abdullahi Tsauri, Commissioner for Works, Housing, and Transportation Dr Sani Magaji Ingawa, Chairman House Committee on Transportation Hon Zahradeen Usman Sani, and Special Adviser on Public Sector Reforms Alhaji Usman Isiyaku Finsta, formerly Head of Service, along with other dignitaries from the state.

The conference promises to be a landmark event, fostering collaboration and innovation in the transportation sector. 


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