Global Transport to train traffic officers in Lagos – Official

The Global Transport Policy Champions (GTPC) says training of Lagos Police Traffic Officers will enhance effective traffic management and service delivery. The GTPC Chairman and Chief Consultant, Dr Segun Musa,told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that plans were on top gear to train Lagos Police Traffic Officers in June. According to him, the training will expose participants to the new world order and global best practices in the traffic management sector. The transport consultant noted that the session was the organisation's intervention of its corporate social responsibility to improve transportation in the society and to make officers compliant to the needed change attitude. Musa, who described transportation as critical to commerce and national growth, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that GTPC would expose officers to global best practices. The theme of the training is 'Improving Traffic Policing: Leveraging Emotional Intelligence Skills'. According to him, global transpor t policy is an innovative brand championing critical input on multimodal systems, structures, strategies and policies through trainings. 'It is our resolve to adopt strategic collaborations and consultancy services with authoritatives to infuse compelling cross-cutting analysis to advance the system. 'The session with the officers will improve their emotional intelligence capabilities to manage the motoring public,' he said. He pointed that a better traffic management, where road incidents that mostly claim lives could be reduced was achievable. Earlier the organisation had paid a courtesy visit to the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr Adegoke Fayoade, to seal the arrangement for the training. The Police commissioner expressed gratitude for the gesture, commending GTPC's move to amplify the conversation on transport infrastructure and policy interventions. Source: News Agency of Nigeria