As the 9th edition of the Nigeria Annual Transport Lecture holds on Friday, May 19, 2022 at the Shehu Musa Ya’ardua Centre, Abuja, transportation expert and retired Permanent Secretary of the Federal Republic of NIgeria, Ambassador Mrs Anthonia Ekpa (PhD), will be the lead speaker.
This was revealed to News Dot Africa by the Assistant Editor of Transport Day newspaper (organizers of the event), Mr. Ignatius Ushie, who assured that everything has be put in place to ensure a hitch-free and safe event.
Mrs Ekpa was the Director of Mass Transit Administration and Operations in Federal Ministry of Transportation, where she facilitated a lot of reforms in the transport sector and rose to the position of Permanent Secretary to serve with the Federal Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Women Affairs, respectively before her retirement.
The Nigeria Annual Transport Lecture has achieved eight previous editions, and this year, prominent personalities in the Transport sector have confirmed attendance, just as some organisations are also billed to showcase their products and services.
Prominent among the Speakers this year are the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Dr, Boboye Oyeyemi; Director General, National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Jelani Aliyu; MD NIgeria Railway Corporation, Engr Fideth Okhira, CEO Nigeria Shippers Council, Hon Emmanuel Jime among others.
There would also be an award dinner after the morning session