The Federation of CRFFN Accredited Associations (FCAA), a body of the five registered freight forwarding associations says it’s ready for the forth-coming Governing Council election of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) scheduled for this Saturday in Lagos.
In a join pre-election briefing held yesterday in Apapa, the representatives of the five associations expressed their readiness to stand for the election.
Speaking at the occasion, the Founder of NAGAFF, Dr Boniface Aniebonam said the pre-election briefing aims to mobilise members ahead of the election.
He urged all members to go ahead with the verification on Thursday without any form of fear or intimidation.
The NAGAFF Founder also expressed appreciation to Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Barr Hassan Bello, the Registrar of CRFFN, Sir Mike Jukwe and other concerned stakeholders who made sure a new date was quickly fixed for the election to hold despite previous postponements.
Also speaking, the President of the Association of Registered Freight Forwarders in Nigeria (AREFFN) Mr Frank Ukor said the agreement reached by the five associations on the election fomular was the best thing to have happened and the beginning of good things for freight forwarders in the country.
On his own, the representative of National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA), Mr Festus Ukwu expressed the readiness of his association to go for the election.
He urged all candidates going for the election to conduct themselves peacefully without rancor.
Similarly, the representative National Airport Freight Forwarders Coalition (NAFFAC), Mr Alade Shade thanked the leadership of the five freight forwarding associations for the unity with which they have conducted themselves over the election issue.
He expressed the readiness of his association to go into the election on Saturday.
Also speaking, the National President, National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) Chief Uche Increase stated that NAGAFF had advised its members to be of good conduct during the election in order to ensure peaceful conduct of the exercise.