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NITT targets smart transportation systems nationwide

The Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) Zaria has said it is committed to delivering smart transportation systems through its innovations, research and development. Director-General/Chief…

The Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) Zaria has said it is committed to delivering smart transportation systems through its innovations, research and development.

Director-General/Chief Executive NITT, Dr Bayero Salih-Farah, stated this in his Independence Day statement.

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He said as a training and manpower development institute, NITT is committed to achieving its vision of pioneering the development of Smart Transportation Systems through the deployment of intelligent transport system infrastructure for the purpose of collection of real-time information about the performance of the transportation industry in Nigeria.

He also said the NITT is committed to “Deepening research and pioneer innovations on clean energy and development of alternative fuel for the Nigerian transportation industry.”

Dr. Bayero Salih-Farah also said the NITT is collaborating with international institutions and the private sector in the areas of research, development, training and innovation towards a vibrant, integrated, multi-model transportation system that will meet the needs of the Nigerian economy in consonance with international best practice.”

He commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to building transport infrastructure across the country.

“I commend President Buhari’s leadership drive and passion to leave behind a better and improved transportation system in Nigeria. Notable among these are the ongoing manpower and infrastructural development initiatives that seek to significantly improve efficiency and service delivery in the transportation system,” he said.