[e-Government Program Action Plan : Lagos, Nigeria]


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[e-Government Program Action Plan : Lagos, Nigeria]

  1. 1. Usman Ahmed Ahmed Implementation of Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) in Lagos State Nigeri
  2. 2. Contents Background and Purpose Current Status and Issues Improvement Strategy Specific Action Plan Expected Results
  3. 3. Background  Nigeria is considered, globally, to be an interesting paradox. Though supposed to be among the richest countries given its better macroeconomic outlook due to expanded production of oil and gas, it ranks among the poorest of the poor countries in the world. This is the extent that the country ranks among those in which citizens have the lowest level of P.C. penetration in the African continent.  Though the country ranks among the African countries with the highest number of ICT students in tertiary institutions. In other words, the country produces ICT experts it does not need. This symbolically explains why Nigerian experts are scattered all over the world today.  Using United Nations (UN) ratings of 2005, it says that Nigeria was number 139 out of 291 countries, in 2004; the country was and number 141. This means that we have only moved two spaces up the ladder. In Africa, out of 43 countries, we are number 24. Background and Purpose Purpose  To promote smarter transportation initiatives using Intelligent Transport System (ITS).
  4. 4. Current Status and Issues  Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) should provide Law/Regulation/ Master Plan on Intelligent Transportation System (ITS).  The Bus system reform and Unified transit fare system have not been implemented..  Inadequate regulatory framework for power reform.  This attribute to Absent of centralized data for effective and efficient planning in Lagos State transportation system.  Absent of centralized data makes planning policies difficult.  Operational, institutional, financial and infrastructure problems have been the major challenges faced in the implementation of e-Government, infrastructure such as power supply and bandwidth has made operational cost too high for some of the e-Gov’t activities. Current Status and Issues
  5. 5. Improvement Strategy  Introduce policies and infrastructure that would encourage the use of electricity.  Move freight completely off the road to rail.  Develop ITS capabilities in Lagos State Transportation System. Improvement Strategy
  6. 6. Pre – implementation Steps  Leadership & awareness (Mission & Mandates, Political leadership, Social awareness; Policy network).  Institution building (Core institution building, Partneship;committee and PPP).  Analyze environment (Natural factors; geography, Human factors; literacy, digital divide, Political and administrative culture).  Benchmarking (Past cases and Foreign Countries). Implementation (Design, Development & Deployment 3D) Steps  Vision Statement (Vision Statement, Strategic goals).  Develop Roadmap (Hierarchical structure, Prioritization of Project).  Build Strategy (Reform: automation vs. re-engineering, empowerment top-down vs. bottom-up, customer definition).  Mange Critical Factors (Human Resources, Financial Resources, Technological Resources, Laws and Regulations, Stakeholder analysis etc.) Action Plan The steps to achieve the Action Plan’s goals
  7. 7. Post - implementation Steps  Evaluation (Project Monitoring, Evaluation)  Operation (Operation & Maintenance, Information resources management).  Feedback (Public) relations for system utilization, Feedback). Action Plan The steps to achieve the Action Plan’s goals
  8. 8. Action Plan Time Table Duration: (1 Year) First Year Work Plan: 2014  Quarterly, annual and mid-term review meetings to assess work plan implementation Conduct of quarterly monitoring and evaluation of activities.  Second quarter of 2014  Third quarter of 2014.  Fourth quarter of 2014.
  9. 9. Expected Results  The resolution of traffic problems.  Improving transport infrastructure management and services for users Expected Results
  10. 10. THANK YOU!