The Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, has appointed a new transport management system for Osun.
Osun Defender reported that the new system is jointly headed by Comrade Wakeel Nurudeen popularly known as Alowonle for the vehicles sector, while Comrade Sikiru Oyeniyi known as Ado-Igbona, is in charge of the cycle sector.
The governor’s spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, in a statement on Monday, said Governor Adeleke mandated the system to ensure the security the motor parks, create thousands of jobs and increase the state’s internally generated revenue.
The State Governor 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.
He stated that the new transport management model will eradicate the insecurity, destruction of properties and killings experienced by commuters when rival unions groups attack each other
He said, “A fulfilment of his earlier promise to sanitize the current park system and ensure commuters enjoy a new lease of safe and secured transportation.
“The composition of the Transport Disciplinary Committee is 11 team member are as follows: Representative of Commissioner of Works and Transport, office of transportation, Representative of Commissioner of Finance, Representative of Consultant and Representative of OIRS.
“Others are Alhaji Fakorede Rauf Barr. Jola Akintola, Chief Olusola Adedokun, Rev. Olaleye Edward Onipede, Mr Bamidele Isiaka, Mr Oyeyemi Dauda Olamilekan and Mr Animashaun Adeshina Taofeek.
“The Disciplinary Committee will swear in Comrade Wakeel Nurudeen Oluronbi for the Vehicle sector of the Transport System and Comrade Oyeniyi Sikiru Ayobami to head the Cycles sector.
”It is a one-ticketing system approach across the state and it will create thousands of temporary jobs in Osun state.The new policy will boost our revenue generating capacity and help improve our 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.”
Adeleke also noted that Elchanan Projects and Concepts Limited will be the new consultant to supervise the overall implementation of the transport sector reform.