Of course, that is the right thing and that is how it ought to be. It is because the zones are not empowered that is why we have trade issues […]
What do you think of the imposition of charges on the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) by the Nigerian Shipper’s Council?
We believe this will lead to increase in cost of doing business to our members so it is something we would not want to support. I t is going to […]
The new minister has a lot on ground. There are a lot of paper work and recommendation for him to work on. For example, in the shipping aspect, there is […]
It is okay because even when you prune a tree, it brings out more beautiful branches. Although the retired officers have a lot to offer in terms of experience, it’s […]
Do you support that the former Destination Inspection Service providers take over maintenance of scanning machines at the ports?
I am very much in support that they take over. Customs hands are filled with many jobs so if they relieve them of scanning operations and handover to the former […]
I know that with the lifting of the ban, rice importation will also suffer some set back because we will have a lot of it coming through the borders which […]
Are you satisfied with the pace of activities at the various Customs commands since the appointment of Ali?
Everything is slow but the Comptroller General (CG) is doing his job. He has come to play his own part to carry out instructions from the President who assigned him […]
The shipping industry particularly in the aspect of Nigerian participation has not taken off well. We had a good start but midway it collapsed. We should be looking at other […]
If the train is working effectively, we won’t be experiencing the type of traffic congestion we are seeing on Apapa road. I don’t think they are doing enough because if […]
It cannot be sustained because as there is no guarantee for security of both the driver and the goods. We carry goods worth more than N20 million and without provision […]
Do you support the implementation of the law restricting movements of articulated trucks to nighttime in Lagos?
I will support the directive if the issue of security and the condition of our roads are looked into. As it is, there is no security which is very key […]
Mater Mariners’ reaction to the death of Captain Abiodun Omoteso, a foremost Master Mariner and former Managing Director of the defunct Nigerian National Shipping Line (NNSL). Omoteso died on Monday 31st […]