HeadlinesPorts Management Western Zone executives set to reconcile warring members of ANLCA By maritimemag February 3, 2022 ShareTweet 0 Segun Oladipupo The newly inaugurated Western Zone executives of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) have resolved to address the internal wranglings within the association The executives, speaking through the Zonal Coordinator, Mr. Femi Anifowoshe, at a parley with journalists in Lagos on Tuesday, stated that they would adopt consultation with aggrieved members to put the differences behind them. The association’s Western Zone executives also reiterated its commitment towards ensuring peaceful co-existence in furtherance to address dispute of aggrieved members. At the meeting held at the National Secretariat of ANLCA involving chapter chairmen from the zone, the ANLCA Chieftain affirmed readiness to confront headlong the operational challenges of members in the areas of trade facilitation, customs processes and procedures, among others. Mr. Anifowoshe stressed the need for members of the zone to emulate what was achieved in Eastern Zone of the association, adding that majority of the problems are being faced by the West centre around Tin Can Island Port and PTML Chapters respectively. He naintained that the Nigeria Customs Service has capitalised on the crisis rocking the association to disrespect the foremost licensed customs brokers group. He called on the chapter executives in the western zone to work closely with the newly appointed team of ANLCA, noting that the team has what it takes to unite aggrieved members. Anifowoshe also maintained that the newly appointed team will relate closely with the 100%Compliance Team of ANLCA, pointing out that the Western Zone officials will work round the clock to end the anomalies rocking the association. However, Chairmen of the association present at the maiden meeting put together by the newly appointed Western Zone executives include Tin Can Island, PTML, Apapa, KLT, Seme and Airport Chapters. They also pledged their support to work as a formidable team to end the misunderstanding rocking the association. They also called on the National Secretary of ANLCA to also eject some of the aggrieved members of the association from it WhatsApp platform to enable them strategize on the best way out of finding lasting solutions to the problems. © 2022, maritimemag. All rights reserved.