The Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria, CRFFN has assured Stakeholders in the maritime industry of their commitment to ensuring that peace reigns within the sector.
They have set up a conflict resolution committee to resolve the crisis in the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agent.
This was disclosed at its twenty seventh governing council meeting in Abuja .
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The Council for Regulations of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria, is the nation’s leading body for transport players
It has been committed to the development of a modern global competitive freight forwarding system since its establishment .
But in recent times the series of leadership crises in the sector, has affected growth and development of the sector.
It has also suffered from various unfavorable policies, from the Federal Government: policies at seaport, borders, and airports .
As a result various factions have gone in and out of court, seeking justice .
The leaders of the council have decided to come together to address this issue once and for all. It has set up committees that will give reports on the best way to resolve the crisis.
At the meeting, leaders of the council sued for peace among parties involved in the crisis.
They also appealed to both leaders and members to remain committed towards the development of freight forwarding and freighters, pledging to continue to give necessary support for effectiveness and efficiency.
The council also seeks to reposition and fix the poor state of ports in order to meet global best practices.
They urged members to be resilient as everyone will be carried along in their pursuit for peace .
The Council wants its disgruntled members to put their differences aside so they may concentrate on the council’s sustainable economic growth.