|CRFFN Chairman, Alh. Abubakar Tsanni( 3rd from left) , MARAN President, Mr. Anya Njokwu(1st from left) with other CRFFN Council Executives during the Council’s visit to MARAN Secretariat on Friday.
of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN), Alhaji Abubakar Tsanni, on Friday expressed
his determination to sanitise the freight forwarding industry.
would especially be in the area of
amending the Council’s Act and eliminating foreigners in the cargo clearing
processes at the nation’s ports and other trade locations.
of Maritime Reporters Association of Nigeria (MARAN), in Apapa, Tsanni sought
support of the maritime journalists and said he was determined to give his best in ensuring that the freight forwarding industry is
strengthened to create millions of jobs for Nigerians.
industry; to find ways to sanitise the freight forwarding industry improve the
capacity of freight forwarders and strengthen the council’s laws to be able to
solve the problems and challenges. We believe that by doing this, we will
become more effective in our trade and then be able to reduce cargo dwell time
in our ports.
licensed customs clearing agents associations and we are still visiting other
stakeholders to identify with them and ensure that every stakeholder is on the
same page to achieve our collective goals.”
the CRFFN’s board, top officials of the council and the National President of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Chief Increase Uche.
source of fund for the council. He also said that the council would be working
to specifically ensure that no foreigner is seen doing business in customs
and we are not going to let it die. The freight forwarding industry is so
large; a vital industry like freight forwarding that links up all the logistics
chain should be able to generate enough funds for itself.
controversy, but we will make sure that POF survives and used for the purpose
for which it was created,” the NAGAFF President said.
open to maritime reporters.
powerful in its regulatory duties.