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ANLCA: New ASECO chairman, Aloy Igwe assumes office

As the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), look determined to overcome the hurdles on its way to return to national importance as the foremost freight forwarding association in Nigeria, the Board and NECOM has affirmed the inauguration of a new Association Electoral Commission (ASECO), Nze Aloy Igwe.

Coming in the heels of the sudden demise of the former Mr. Alloy Anokwuru, the swearing in of the new ASECO chairman on Monday at the Dikko Nde House headquarters of the association brought the number of ASECO members to eight. According to the National Secretary of the association, Alhaji Babatunde Mukaila was in line with section 31 of the Supreme ANLCA Constitution.

The inauguration ceremony was presided over by the Acting President of ANLCA, Dr Kayode Farinto.

Nze Igwe, a member of the Muritala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA) Chapter where he was a chairman for two terms

DailyNewsWire notes that Mr. Sanusi Adebayo of Seme Border Chapter was also sworn in as a member of ASECO during the swearing in ceremony of Nze Igwe.

The event was attended by Chapter chairman and ASECO members.

Farinto, in his speech on the occasion, advised the new chairman and other members of ASECO to be transparent and shun bribery as they execute their assignment.

He stated that the appointment of the new ASECO chairman was ratified at a meeting of the NECOM and BOT members two days earlier. He noted that the idea was to avoid vacuum after the passage of Anokwuru.

Dr Farinto said, “There shouldn’t be a vacuum and that was the reason this appointment had to be made”.

He expressed optimism that the new ASECO leadership will do a good job, adding that there was a new dawn in ANLCA.

“If the election is successful, it will herald a rebirth of the association and its lost glory will return,” Dr. Farinto said.

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