President of Cross River Cooperative Transporters Association, Julius kijuo and Commissioner For Transport, Oqua Meet Ahead of FG 2,000 Buses Distribution
In its efforts to scale up President Mohammadu Buahri’s policy to get hundred million Nigerians out of poverty in the next ten years, the federal government has said that distribution of 2000 buses to 36 states in the country would commence soon.
The president of the Cross River State Cooperative Transporters Association Limited (apex body) Comr. Julius Obanghe kijuo and his board of directors met with the Honourable Commissioner for Transport in Cross River State, Hon Oqua, to seal a partnership ahead of the federal government’s inter-ministerial program on accelerated poverty eradication (supply of 2000 buses).
The aim of Kijuo’s visit, he explained, was to form a partnership with the government to ensure that his cooperative recommends viable cooperatives in the state that are affiliated with his office as the only Apex transporters cooperative body to benefit from the scheme in accordance with the Federal Government’s distribution directive.
He urges all cooperative transporters associations who want to take advantage of this scheme to register with his office, which is the only State Apax transporters cooperative with which all interested parties must affiliate.
Finally, Kijuo wishes to express his gratitude to the digital Governor of Cross River State for his tireless efforts in attracting development to the state, especially in his desire to grow the transportation sector, among other aspects of his massive progress in the industrialization and agro sectors.
He also told the Commissioner that beginning Tuesday, April 5, 2021, all interested cooperatives in government and private institutions whose activities are related to transportation and wish to benefit from the scheme as affiliated bodies to the Apex will be registered as follows:
Complex of the Cultural Centre
10 a.m.: Daily
Persons to contact:
08032708155 Ojie Emmanuel
Mr. Patrick Obache can be contacted at (706) 714-2899.
Dr. Moses Agboreyo, the association’s executive secretary, took his turn to remind the Honourable Commissioner of their willingness to collaborate with the office of the Honourable Commissioner for Transportation in realizing the current administration’s goals.
Oqua expresses gratitude to the president and board members of the Apex cooperative, under which all other Transporter’s cooperative Societies come, for collaborating with the government to ensure that the scheme benefits the rightful beneficiaries.
He assured the body that he would give the Apax body his full cooperation, especially in their plans to organize workshops for Transporter’s.
And that the Governor of Cross River State is ready to boost the transportation sector; all stakeholders and transporters need to do now is offer the government the cooperation it requires.