The Ekiti State Traffic Management Agency is one of the Social Service Delivery Organs of the State Government created in August 2011 to regulate, control and manage traffic and other related/connected matters. The bill for the Establishment of the Agency was passed into law on the 26th day of July, 2011.
To make Ekiti State roads free of traffic congestion, obstruction, allow for free flow of traffic and keep the Market Traders off unauthorized areas of the roads. Enforce indiscriminate violation of traffic rules within the State.
Commitment to promoting an efficient Social Services Delivery to all users and market traders by supporting indigenous innovations for sustainable traffic management and human relation through regional integration and global partnership.
The Agency currently located within the premises of the Ministry of Works and Transportation has a General Manager, a political appointee as chief Executive Officer and an Executive Secretary as the accounting officer responsible for the control and management of other staffs therein.
The Agency has Four (4) departments headed by Directors.
The Departments are;
i) Administration and Supply Department;
ii) Finance and Accounts Department
iii) Operations Department and
iv) Internal Audit Department
Meanwhile, the Legal section is domicile in the State Ministry of Justice, Office of the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice.
The Agency is mandated by an enactment of the State law to be solely responsible for the control and enforcing traffic laws that governs the safe use of the roads by vehicle owners and other road users to reduce incidences and severity of road accidents amongst other functions.
Olufemi Olarewaju, General Manager, a notable politician/Business Tycoon from Ifaki- Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti state. He married with children.
Michael Abayomi Longe, the Executive Secretary, appointed in year 2015, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Performing Art, University of Ilorin in 1986. He has served as the Accounting officer of the Bureau of Arts and Culture, before his posting to the Traffic Management Agency. He is from Otunja-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area. He is married with children.
i) J.S Ogunjobi- Ag. Director of Administration and Supplies
ii) E.O Orimabuyaku (Mrs)- Director of Finance and Accounts
iii) F.O Ogunrinlade – Director of Operations
iv) D.B. Arabi (Mrs) – Chief Internal Auditor
i) Hon. Oluwasola Waya,
Chairman, August, 2011-July, 2013
ii) Chief Ayo Peters,
Chairman, October, 2013-October, 2014
iii) Hon. Afolabi Ariyo,
Special Assistant on Environmental and Traffic Control,
July, 2015-October, 2018.
Thursday, July 18 2019, 9:52 am