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Group harps road safety, proper container latching

Group harps road safety, proper container latching

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The Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA), has commenced a broad-based programme that would involve critical stakeholders on the importance of safety and proper latching of containers and cargo to trucks before they hit the roads. This move, according to CIoTA President, Bashir Jamoh, is to forestall future accidents caused by fallen containers on Nigerian roads. He stated this while reacting to a recent incident where a container fell from a truck and landed on a commercial vehicle, killing the occupants, including two employees of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Jamoh, who is also the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), said he had conversation with the parents of the deceased, and promised th...