Transport

Nigeria Transport

From rails and roads to ports and airports, Nigeria’s transport sector is facing an extensive overhaul. The country has long suffered as a result of inadequate investment in infrastructure, constraining the movement of people and goods, and prompting the government to push for the rehabilitation and expansion of the entire transport network. Despite the government’s substantial project pipeline and increased budget allocations, potential issues connected to investment, funding and coordination could limit their implementation. The anticipated overhaul of the industry will only happen if the private sector can be fully engaged. The success of future transport projects also depends on the coordination and integration of the networks to provide intermodal connections and seamless travel for people and goods on these ambitious new routes.

This chapter contains an interview with Iyiola Adegboye, former Acting Managing Director, Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority.

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Sketch of Iyiola Adegboye, Former Acting Managing Director, Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA)
Iyiola Adegboye, Former Acting Managing Director, Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA): Interview