The idea setting up a dedicated association to bridge the lack of awareness and knowledge of Tunnelling and underground space use in Nigeria was first conceived by an Engineering student on state scholarship in the United Kingdom.
Nigeria Tunnelling Association(NTA), registered as the Association of Tunnelling Operators of Nigeria (CAC/IT/NO 88526), is the dedicated organization responsible for the promotion and advancement of the effective use of the underground space in Nigeria.
Nigeria through Nigeria Tunnelling Association was adopted as the 74th Member Nation of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association, which has a consultative status with the United Nations.
Nigeria Tunnelling Association is a Non- Governmental, Non- Profit Making Organization set up to promote the use of the Underground Space in Nigeria
Nigeria Tunnelling Association is focused on Knowledge and experience-based leveraging on over a century worth of Global case studies for the advocacy and effective development of Tunnelling and Underground Space related infrastructure in Nigeria.