By Ibrahim HassanWuyo
The Commissioner of Public Works and Infrastructure, Hajiya Balaraba Aliyu Inuwa, has described the Kaduna State Traffic Law Enforcement Authority (KASTLEA) as a model of efficiency in traffic management.
The commissioner who delivered the eulogy at the end of the KASTLEA Marshalls senior training on Wednesday praised Governor Nasir El Rufai for providing the agency with the financial and logistical support necessary to improve its operations.
Hajiya Balaraba said other states have come to Kaduna state to learn from KASTLEA’s success story, adding that the Transportation Commissioners Forum has praised the agency’s traffic management efforts.
Hajiya Balarabe also praised retired Major Garba Yahaya Rimi, the Corps Commissioner, for his tireless efforts to improve discipline within KASTLEA and among various road users.
He also described the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Public Works and Infrastructures as very patient and meticulous when carrying out any task, no matter how difficult, and at any time.
The commissioner who said the accolades that are piling up at KASTLEA come with responsibility advised the Marshalls to lead by example and be disciplined.
Previously, the Corps Marshal thanked Governor El Rufai and the commissioner for not only facilitating the training, but also for their general support of KASTLEA, adding that the duo always listens to agency issues.
Major Rimi (rtd) recalled that KASTLEA had requested a tow truck to improve its operations, but the governor gave his approval for the purchase of two trucks that cost $ 1 each.
Speaking at the event, Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) Registrar Malam Sule Bello said that the institute is conducting many studies for the state of Kaduna in the area of traffic management and road safety.