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Road Situation and the Development of Katsina State, Nigeria

SI Ladan

Abstract


Road transportation is the most used means of transport in Katsina State as a large percentage of the population depend entirely on it. This paper attempts an assessment of the road transport situation in the state based on the road network, road quality, vehicular movement and other infrastructures. It was found that there are many problems facing road transportation in the State. These problems are multi-faceted and range from high traffic, bad condition of some roads, overloading, occurrence of accidents and others. Recommendations are made in order to ensure safe and efficient movement of people and goods within and outside the State for economic growth and development.

Keywords: Road transport, economic growth, development




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