Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said he agrees with those saying the present administration should focus on achieving its campaign promises instead of blaming Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.
The minister disclosed this in Abuja when the report of the Inter-Ministerial Committee for the Finalisation of the Draft National Transport Policy (NTP) was submitted to him.
He said, “I agree with those who said we should stop criticizing the last government and that we should do our own.
“We need to leverage on what we know. People are shouting intermodal transport; I went to the new airport in Singapore and I didn’t find one person at the airport. As you walk in, technology takes over.
“They also said in the next few years, they would introduce driverless cars. We should also think outside the box about how to improve our transport sector and think less about how sun and moon affect the sector or building more bus stops.
“We should see how much investment we can put in the area of ICT. Intelligence transportation should not be ignored”.
He added, “What we assure Nigerians is that under the Buhari administration; we would do everything possible to ensure that we maximize the resources that President by way of budget releases to each ministry”.
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