Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANCLA) and National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) have expressed their readiness for the Saturday July 7, 2018 election into the Governing Council of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) as announced by the Registrar/CEO of the Council, Sir Mike Jukwe.
The election was earlier scheduled for Friday 29th June, 2018 but was postponed by the Council without any reason given.
In an interview with PortNews, Mr. Increase Uche, President of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), said that his association is ready and there is no cause for alarm, noting that the position of NAGAFF is that the Governing Council must be an inclusive one.
According to him, “we are ready for the election and the electoral guideline must be judiciously followed. What is important is an all inclusive council. There is no cause for alarm.”
Also speaking with PortNews on the development, Prince Kayode Farinto, Vice President of ANLCA, welcomed the new date and noted that all members of the association would fully participate in the election.
According to a press statement by Mrs. Uromta Chinyere, Media Head of CRFFN, “the election of freight forwarding practitioners into the Governing Council of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN), earlier scheduled for Friday 29th June, 2018, has been rescheduled for Saturday 7th July, 2018.
“The election, which will commence by 9am on Saturday 7th July, 2018, will take place at the Freight Forwarders’ Headquarters (CRFFN OFFICE), Apapa, Lagos. Accreditation of eligible voters would equally take place at 9am each day on Thursday 5th July to Friday 6th July, 2018 at the Council Headquarters, Apapa same venue for the election.”
She however expressed the profound gratitude of the Council’s boss, Sir Mike Jukwe to the industry stakeholders for their co-operation as the Council promised a successful election.