Stakeholders, Tuesday, referred to as for a safer transportation system that might be devoid of accidents and insecurity.
The stakeholders spoke in Abuja at a one-day Nationwide Transportation, Surroundings and Public Security Summit organized by the Nigerian Youth Congress (NYC) with the theme: “City Transport Endemics: The Social Engineering Polemic for Upkeep, Security and Safety in Nigeria’’.
In his handle, the Minister of Inside, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who spoke concerning the efforts of the Federal Authorities in tackling insecurity, vowed that there wouldn’t be a repeat of the Kaduna-Abuja practice assault within the nation.
Represented by his Technical Adviser, Deputy Commandant of Corps, Oluyemi Ibiloye, Aregbesola, mentioned: “You’d have noticed that there’s a synergy between the paramilitary and the navy businesses in Nigeria. You recognize, they’re tackling the insecurity that’s confronting the nation presently. We’re taking the combat headlong and I’m positive from the information of what the navy and the paramilitary businesses concerned on this combat are doing to the terrorists and the bandits.
“The subject of the summit, we’re taking a look at security within the space of transportation, one of many main technique of transportation from Abuja to Kaduna was attacked and the federal government of the nation and the Minister of Inside has mentioned by no means will such occur once more. By no means once more will such occur once more, all safety businesses, are coming collectively to make sure that we stem the tide of insecurity in Nigeria’’.
The Consular Political, South African Excessive Fee in Nigeria, Ambassador Thabang Malope, in his handle, spoke extensively on upkeep of the transportation sector, including that the sector, if properly organized, was able to offering jobs for the African youths.
In his handle of welcome, the President of the Nigerian Youth Congress (NYC), Comrade Blessing Akinlosotu, referred to as on the Federal Authorities and different related businesses to work for the security of Nigerians, and develop the nation’s transportation system.
“We’re advocating that each one stakeholders together with the federal government, worldwide our bodies, personal establishments and practitioners in Nigeria ought to endeavour to return collectively and work in concord for the security of the residents of Nigeria.