September 23, 2020
Transportation

Oyo Partners Commercial Bank on Anti-Unemployment Scheme

Oyo State government has partnered with a commercial bank to float a Micro-Bus Empowerment Scheme to reduce the level of unemployment and poverty in the state.

This is as the state, has trained over fifty commercial motorists on road safety regulations and measures to curb traffic accidents on major roads in the state.

The Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA) commenced the special training session for drivers and motorists drawn across the state on Road Safety, Signs, Rules and Regulations as well as defensive driving in line with the constitutional responsibilities of the agency enshrined in the Oyo State Road Traffic Management Authority Law, 2009.

The training, organized in conjunction with the Institute of Road Transport Workers, Oyo State Chapter, was aimed at producing better and cautious drivers across the state to reducing road accidents on the state’s highways.

Addressing beneficiaries of the 1st batch of the training at the OYRTMA headquarters in Ibadan, the Chairman, Mr. Akin Fagbemi urged them be good ambassadors of the Transport Institute and that of OYRTMA. 

Participants at this training were expected to be part of the Micro-Bus Empowerment Scheme championed by the Institute of Road Transport Workers in conjunction with a commercial bank which would soon commence.

Iyabo Adebisi

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