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Buhari Says First Transport Univesity in Africa Will Lead Innovation, Enhance Capacity

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the University of Transportation will provide technical skills, enhance managerial capacity and pave way for innovation in Nigeria’s transport system, while creating more job opportunities.
The President who disclosed this in Daura, Katsina State at the ceremony of the pioneer University of Transportation noted that the transport sector was in dire need of new thinking, skills and investment, assuring that the university will open up opportunities for economic growth.
President Buhari further revealed that the university, which is an investment by China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), will be fully supported by the Federal Government with guidelines to ensure domestication that will support local infrastructure.
The president, however, commended the Katsina State government for speedily providing land for the university, and the Ministry of Transportation for the initiative.