By Abba Dukawa
Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has been commended by Kano State governor, Dr.Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for its contribution to the growth of the economy through creation of job opportunities for the youths in the transport sector.
“We are really proud of you (RTEAN) having recognised your contribution to the improvement of the transport sector through engaging our youths to have jobs,” he said.
The governor, represented by his deputy, AlhajiNasiru Yusuf Gawuna made the statement on Tuesday when he launched the new office of the association at KwanarDawaki Motor Park in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of the state.
He pointed out that by employing thousands of workers at park, the association is complementing the efforts of the state government towards ensuring that the youths have jobs.
The governor urged the leadership of the association in the state to continue to enlighten their members about traffic rules and proper maintenance of their vehicles.
He appreciated the effort of the association KwanarDawaki chapel for opening a new office for its members, urging them to use it accordingly.
The governor also assured of continued support and cooperation of the state government so as to ensure the transport sector thrives.
In their separate remarks, the state chairman of the association, Malam Mustapha JibrilJibson and Danladi Baba, chairman of KwanarDawaki chapel of the association, expressed appreciation to the state government for initiating policies aimed at repositioning the transport sector. He said the new office was meant for the running of daily activities of the association