3attractive and efficient city with modern infrastructureincluding safe and decent public transport system.
Objectives Of The Dialogue
The specific objectives of the Policy Dialogue were asfollows:
To bring to the attention of all stakeholders,relevant authorities, and the general public thecurrent chaotic situation in urban Kano regardingtraffic management and urban mass transportationsystem;
To identify the key areas of failure and the factorsresponsible for such failure;
To identify the major effects and the social costsof the current situation;
To identify short term, medium term, and longterm measures needed to address the problem; and
To recommend concrete measures that would helpto co-ordinate and streamline efforts in tacklingthe problem.
Justification for the Dialogue
It is in response to these urgent challenges that theCentre of Democratic Research and Training,Mambayya House, Bayero University, Kano incollaboration with the Kano State Ministry of Justiceand with the support of the Law Firm of DIKKO &MAHMOUD convened this Policy Dialogue thatbrought stakeholders together to review the situation,identify short, medium and long term policy measuresthat need to be taken to reverse the current trends andenthrone an efficient traffic management system andtransportation infrastructure in the State.