Katsina gov’t establishes State Traffic Control Agency
Governor Aminu Bello Masari says the state government plans to synergize with the Nigeria Civil Defense Corps (NCDC) to train the proposed 30,000 personnel for the proposed Katsina state Traffic Control Agency.
Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari was speaking when he received the Provost of the Civil Defense College, Katsina.
The Governor announced that the state House of Assembly had recently passed the bill for the establishment of the state Agency for Traffic Control, stressing that Youths to be recruited for the Agency will be made to undergo training in the College along Batsari road in Katsina Metropolis.
Before the year runs out, Governor Aminu Masari promised that a Director General will be appointed for the Agency-KATROTA to assist in controlling traffic and other minor security issues, adding that the collaboration with the college would help the staff of the new KATROTA.
He said that the state government already had over 30,000 under its watch that would be train and uniform accordingly.
Alhaji Aminu Masari also said that the Nigeria Civil Defense Security will be engage by the state government to train the numerous members of the Vigilant groups, adding that the collaboration will also involve the local governments in the state.
He told the Provost that the trainings would keep the college busy.
In the area already started by the corp as it relates to Agro Rangers, Governor Aminu Masari explained that there were people working in the Frontline that government hoped to request for the College to offer basic training on security.
He therefore asked the management of the college to collaborate with the state government to secure Katsina state.