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Stakeholder ridicules  CRFFN electoral process

Why CRFFN has failed to deliver on its mandate

Segun Oladipupo

A frontline freight forwarder, Emmanuel Onyeme has cast aspersion on the electoral process of  the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN)  which produced the recently inaugurated members of its governing board.
He alleged that some of the candidates employed tomato and meat sellers to secure votes for their positions in the Council.

Onyeme ,who is also the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Tincan chapter,in a statement in response to a news report, said that some of the Governing Board members brought printing machines to print fake identity cards, NIN identity cards for extraneous persons they employed to vote for them.

He alleged that the contestants who brought outsiders to the election denied eligible voters to elect the right candidates they desired because they had the money to throw around.

Though Onyeme did not mention the  names of those that were involved in the electoral malpractices, he however called on the elected members to use their offices to organize trainings for the freight forwarders.

“Leadership is service and it involves great responsibility . Those of you that brought Tomato and Meat sellers to vote for you including Printing Machine for ID CARD, Fake NIN ID CARD, those that left their operational base to Abuja and Enugu for election.

“Your election has come and gone,congratulations.  Business is no more same again, this is a wake up call to all the REPRESENTATIVES OF ASSOCIATIONS, we are ready for you people because you brought OUTSIDERS to interfere in our election, denying us the opportunity of picking our best because of the money in your pocket.

“We are your LEADERS while you all our SERVANTS . Kindly work for us because we need workshops, seminars and capacity building,” he said.

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