CIOTA Advocacy

CIoTA liases closely with other transport Institutes and Government in the formulation of policies to the mutual advancement and development of the transport industry to nation building.


Advocacy Services for transportants

CIoTA is the leading and premier Chartered professional transport body in Nigeria bringing together critical stakeholders, technical experts and policy makers in the transport sector to share knowledge and best practices on managing the modes of transportation and its associated risks and safety challenges in Nigeria.
CIoTA provides Mandatory Continual Professional Development Programmes
(MCPD) and promote social and networking events including forums to share best practices, views and opinions.
In line with the Institute’s aim and core mandate, CIoTA promotes continuing education through capacity building workshops, seminars and research in all aspects of transport management and administration and provide training for persons aspiring to qualify and practice as professional transport administrator herein referred to as a transportant in Nigeria.

Advocacy Services for General Public

In view of the need to critically address the crisis of road accidents in the
country, the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria
(CIoTA) in conjunction with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have
enlightened relevant stakeholders, operators and policy makers on global
best practices on road use.
Speaking at the event that took place on Tuesday at the Ojota New Garage, Lagos with the theme “Natural Disasters, Road Worthiness and Safety Rule Enforcement in Nigeria” representing the Institute’s President at the event, the immediate past National Publicity Secretary; Mrs. Chizoba Anyika educated the participants on the vision, mission and core values of the Institute and its drive at maintaining professional standards and improving the skills of transport practitioners and as well enabling them to deliver exceptional value for their organizations.
In his speech, the Chairman, CIoTA Lagos State, Dr. Taiwo Salaam re-echoed the need for safety consciousness in ensuring road worthiness and
professionalism of all drivers.
Other key members who spoke at the event are : Special guest speaker;
Prince Segun Obayendo, GMD Temple Group/LACVIS, TRACE Ogun State
Commander Prince Seni who was represented by Cdr Amin Ganiyu,Dr.
Adeyemi Ajao, Secretary to Education and Training Committee of CIoTA.
They all re-echoed the Institute’s advocacy and collaboration initiatives
towards mutually advancing the transport sector especially in the area of
In his goodwill message, the representative of the Federal Roads Safety
Corps, Lagos State Command; Commander O. C Olakoju shared some
road-use ethics and sensitized all participants on the need to be safety
conscious while his colleague; Cdr Ayo Ologun, enlightened the park’s
union members on step by step procedures for safer use of the roads
especially as the “ember” month is approaching.
Responding, two union leaders, Mr Ilemobola, and Mr Ogundimu, Chairman
Ojota motor park were very delighted at the collaboration and applauded
the CIoTA’s Registrar Mr Rasheed Aiyelabegan and his team for the
laudable initiative which is aimed at transforming the road transport sector.

The event took place at TRACE Headquarters and was chaired by the
immediate past President/Chairman of Council, Dr. Bashir Jamoh who was ably represented by the Registrar, Mr. Rasheed Aiyelabegan. Also in
attendance are; the Assistant National Financial Secretary Dr. Joseph Afolabi, the Admin Manager Mr. Daniel Aluma and the ICT Officer Mr. Nduka Ezeh. Others includes; the Honourable Commissioner for Transport, Ogun State Engr. Gbega Dairu, TRACE Corps Commander, Cdr. Seni Ogunyemi, the TRACE Director of Admin & Supply, Director Legal Services, Director of Finance and Members of the Press.

The Honourable Commissioner of Transport, in his speech, says that Ogun
State will like to partner with CIOTA and encourage all who were present to be active in all the functions of CIOTA and charge them to work hand in hand with the newly interim Exco for a greater achievement, he also
congratulated the new Exco and encouraged them to embark on strategic
membership drive and promptly pay all dues and levies as may be
approved by Council.
The Registrar in his speech congratulated the interim Exco and charged them to observe strictly, the code of ethics and core values of the Institute while coordinating the activities of Ogun State Chapter for a period of Six
(6) months after which they will elect a substantive Executive. Certificates of office were handed over to the Exco and in the same
manner, the Registrar also presented a Souvenir of recognition to the
Commissioner of transport Ogun State.

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