FG Assures Commitment to Improving Freight Forwarding in the country
By Abdullahi Jalalalluden
The federal government has reaffirmed its determination in the aspect of improving the freight forwarding activities in the country.
The State minister of Transportation Ademola Adegoroye stated during the commissioning of Council for the Regulation of Freight forwarding in Nigeria Kano Zonal Office.
He said the administration of president Mohammad Buhari has done a lot for the development of Freight Forwarding in the Country.
Mr Ademola Adegoroye noted that the Kano State Zonal Office was the first inaugurated by the ministry geared towards enhancing the economy of the nation.
On her part the permanent secretary of the ministry Of the Ministry Mrs Magdalene N .Ajani said with the increase of globalization and number of human and movements of cargo to large distance by sea or land,It has become necessary for the development and engagement of freight forwarders in different destination of the country.
She maintained that the Council for the Regulation of the freight forwarding in Nigeria was established in 2007 to improve the freight forwarders in the country and also to ensure the competency of professional forwarders.
Earlier Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State represented by special Adviser State Affairs Murtala Ado Dandawaki said the establishment of Kano Zonal Office of Council for the Regulation Freight forwarding in Nigeria was very timely geared towards boosting the nations Economy.
In a remark the Registrar Chief Executive Officer CRFFN Sam Nwakohu said the Zonal Office was first built in Kano to cater for the northern parts of the country, stressing that more offices would be established in sokoto ,Enugu and other states of the country.
The Director, Regulation’s and Enforcement Mrs Uromta Chinyere thanks all stakeholders for gracing the occasion , adding that the new zonal office was great achievement in the history of the ministry.