ANLCA sets Obih Commission on mbrs
…As Shittu declares 2013 ‘Yr of Presidential Emergency Powers’
Ahead of it Western Zone chapter elections Thursday, this week, and determined to promote corporate governance in the organisation, the leadership of the Association of Nigerian Licenced Customs Agents (ANLCA) has set up a Committee headed by a member of its Board of Trustees (BoT), Chief Peter Obih, to actualise this.
The Obih Commission, it was learnt, owed its establishment to what was described as “complaints emanating from members’ disenchantment with corporate governance in ANLCA and the need to establish a functional structure in the chapters.”
Consequently, members of the ANLCA National Executive Committee (NECOM), BoT, and executives of the chapters met recently to strategise on operational structures.
The attendees, it was gathered, deliberated and resolved, among others, that ANLCA required a functional structure upon which a transparent leadership will run, to further open up the association to best quality leadership.
The Obih Commission had been set up by the meeting with a brief to ensure that its resolution are conscientiously implemented and sustained for the desired results.
At the meeting, which he presided, the ANLCA National President, Prince Olayiwola Shittu, it was learnt, was unequivocal in warning that 2013 will see him deploying his emergency powers, as guaranteed in Section 30 of the ANLCA Constitution, in order to enforce financial discipline/integrity in the association.
The meeting affirmed that all the chapters owe the ANLCA National Headquarters constitutionally–backed levies/dues that have accrued thus far in Shittu’s administration.
Therefore, the ANLCA National President cashed in on the impending chapter elections of the association’s Western Zone to warn all aspirants in all the nine chapters that none of them will be cleared to stand for the elections, unless all debts owed by the concerned chapters are cleared.
Similarly, Shittu warned that other debts such as those owed the association’s medium, theCUSTOMS AGENT DIGEST, and other publications for published advertisements, and the like, must all also be offset before they could be issued a clearance certificate to stand for elections.
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