Evolving adequate futuristic institutional framework and capacity for sustainable transport management in the southwest coastal area of Nigeria
Owoputi E Adetose, Olorunfemi O Samuel
A national search for good comprehensive and strategies guidelines for developing the enormous natural resources in Nigeria’s coastal area is going on. This search is prompted by the increasing geo-economic of this area which needs sustainable of Transportation management. There exists in the area, coastal water, inland waterways, rivers, lacks with little overland roads as a hindrance to these enormous resources. This paper examines the paradigm of sustainable transportation system use and the potentials as the nation’s coastal area. Looking at the numerous natural resources and transportation problems as very crucial to sustainability of the numerous economic resources. It considers critically, the existing framework put in place to manage the vital transportation needs of the region. A proper analysis revealed disjointed task orientation of existing agencies and technical inadequacies among other serious deficiencies. The research concludes by systematically evolving a new framework, considered sufficient and necessary to sustain a good transportation system utilization in the area for social-economic development of the Nation.