The Register of Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN ) Mike Jukwue has debunk the alligation that some contestant were unjustly disqualified for the just concluded election which brought fifteen candidates into the Governing Council unopposed.
Addressing journalists after the election which was conducted in Apapa, Lagos at the Council Apapa office. Jukwue said, “as we are all aware, this election is a long and tudious journey, l pray that the way and manner the practitioners have conducted themselves, they should take it to Governing Council so that good polices will be made which will move council forward and take the Freight Forwarders to a greater hight”.
According to the Register, “We gave a level play ground to all the Contestants who indicated interest, once you met the requirements you are allow to contest. But if on your own you don’t want to you are free to widraw from the election”. We didn’t disenfranchised any Contestants”.
While feeding question form journalist the Register said one of the mandate of the Council is for polices to be made that will help to build the freight forwarding profession”. But all the elected officer will be giving a two days training in Abuja, after which they would have their 1st meeting and elect their chairman. The election was peaceful well represented by security and government agencies”.
Before now, the election which brought together the five registered Associations under one umbrella after series of strategic meeting with the
Contestants to appraise themselves and unanimously agreed on the sharing formula. Has again made history in the maritime industry.
In which they also pledg their continued support for the CRFFN administration in the interest of the regulatory agency in particular and the total logistics
supply chain management,
Moreso, they vowed to remain united in ensuring that the arrangement they have collectively agreed on remains sacrosanct and hope that relevant authorities would respect the associations feelings which is
to ensure that we have an inclusive Council.