The Tincan Chapter of the Association of Registered Freight Forwarders (AREFF) on Thursday inaugurated new executives to run the affairs if the chapter for one year.
The executives include; Chinedu Ukachikwu as chairman, Abdullahi Namama as Vice Chairman, Oke Ucheya emerged the secretary even as Musa Gbadamosi became the Public Relations Officer
Others are: Charles Nnaji, Treasurer, Etta Ekpeyong, Women Leader and Margaret Ego Eberechukwu as Welfare Officer 2.
The National Secretary of the group, Mr. Frank Obiekezie while presenting letters of appointment to the new executive members, charged them on training and retraining of freight on the freight forwarding profession for efficiency and effective delivery.
The association’s scribe told the new executives that they have a major role to play in giving the association a place in the in the chapter.
Obiekezie tasked them on innovative ideas to position the group for effective performance even as he pointed out that the AREFF was not in competition with any other association.
He maintained that the knowledge of members will create avenues for interactions and a curate engagement with Customs on trade facilitation admitting that capacity building is paramount for members.
He said AREFFN is a registered association and accredited body under the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding In Nigeria (CRFFN ) and must be seen training members.
In his remarks, newly appointed Chairman, Tin Can Island Port Chapter of AREFFN, Mr. Ukachukwu promised to embark on training and retraining of members at the chapter level.
“I will add more strength to my predecessor and other collective ideas by my executives will be looked into in the next three months to achieve greatness.
He pledged to regularly engage Customs and other stakeholders for international trade promotion.