Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has approved a new transport management system for Osun state with objectives of securing the motor parks, creating thousands of jobs and increasing the state’s internally generated revenue.

The Governor, in a statement by the spokesperson to the Governor, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, described the new transport management model as a fulfilment of his earlier promise to sanitize the current park system and ensure commuters enjoy a new lease of safe and secured transportation.

Governor Adeleke who reiterated the need to overhaul the state transport system said the approved new structure has a supervisory Disciplinary Committee to supervise all the activities of the two sectors in the transport system namely Vehicles and Cycles.

The statement explains that the transport management is a one-ticketing system approach across the state that will create thousands of temporary jobs in Osun state as well as boost revenue generating capacity and help improve economy.

“In addition, this new system will eradicate the insecurity, destruction of properties and killings experienced by commuters when rival unions groups attack each other. Moving forward, nobody should be caught fighting or causing any kind of unrest in our parks or roads”, the statement added.

Members of the Transport Disciplinary Committee include, representative of Commissioner of Works and Transport, office of transportation, representative of Commissioner of Finance, representative of Consultant and representative of OIRS

The Disciplinary Committee will also swear in Comrade Wakeel Oluronbi for the Vehicle sector of the Transport System and Comrade Oyeniyi Ayobami to head the Cycles sector.

The statement adds that the Governor also approved a consultant that will supervise the overall implementation of the transport sector reform.

Funmi Adekoya


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