By Christopher Oji

 

The Ministry of Transportation has begun a collaborative effort with the National Union of Road Transport Workers, (NURTW) to tackle the menace of insecurity on Nigerian roads .

This was disclosed by the Honourable Minister of Transportation ,Senator Sa’idu Ahmed Alkali, during a meeting with the National President of the NURTW ,Alhaji. Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa.

The minister during a meeting with the NURTW boss and other stakeholders in the transportation sector , harped on the importance of safety on the roads in the country .

He noted that security on Nigerian roads was very vital to the attainment of meaningful development in other sectors of the country .

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Senator Alkali also expressed the readiness of the Ministry of Transportation to continue to partner with the NURTW and other stakeholders in the sector

The NURTW boss ,while making his remark during the meeting with the Minister, said that NURTW will continue to partner with the Ministry of Transportation and other to ensure safety of Nigerian roads .

He also commended the Minister of Transportation for the move to work with the NURTW to ensure safety on Nigerian roads

Alhaji Baruwa said ” We have always prioritized safety on our roads and with the call from the Honourable Minister, we will continue to partner with stakeholders in the transportation sector”

He also charged members of the union to be ” safety conscious at all time “


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