WILAT celebrates 4th anniversary 

L-R: Commandant, Nigerian Army Medical Corps, Major-General Abimbola Olatilewa Amusu; Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess (Dr.) Vicky Haastrup; Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Usman, and others at the 2016 Women in Logistics and Transport (WILAT) Day celebration in Lagos on Thursday.

L-R: Commandant, Nigerian Army Medical Corps, Major-General Abimbola Olatilewa Amusu; Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess (Dr.) Vicky Haastrup; Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Usman, and others at the 2016 Women in Logistics and Transport (WILAT) Day celebration in Lagos on Thursday.

 

The Women in Logistics and Transport (WILAT), which is the women wing of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) on Thursday celebrated its 4th anniversary with a seminar in Laos.

The association’s President, Hajia Aisha Ali-Ibrahim said the group was set up to provide mentoring and support to women in the transport and logistics profession.

She described mentoring as an irreplaceable ladder to sustainable development, which should be applied to all areas of human endeavors.

“WILAT is a strong professional team that enable women key into gender opportunities and government policies,” she said.

Ali-Ibrahim said the body also serves as a forum for professional networking for female transport and logistics professionals.

Also speaking at the event, the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Usman, said the industry at this time needs the contributions of “all women of great courage”.

Highlights of the event was the unveiling of WILAT mentoring programme for upcoming practitioners.

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