From JIDAUNA YANUNG, Abuja
FEDERAL Government has approved a N10 billion survival fund for transport workers and operators.
Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki disclosed this recently when the President Public Transport Owners Association of Nigeria (PTOAN) Engr. Isaac U led other members of the Executive on a courtesy visit the minister in Abuja.
She told the delegation that the funds which will help cushion the suffering encounter by the transport workers and operators as a result of (Covid 19) pandemic is domicile with the federal minister of Trade industry and investment.
The minister explained that the ministry of Transportation is currently working on the modalities for its disbursement.
Earlier President of the Association, Engr. Isaac had disclosed that their visit was in respect of the challenges being faced by the body and also to appreciate the effort of the ministry towards solving the problems.