– As Dr Aniebonam Charges NAGAFF members to Acquire Knowledge
The National President of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders ( NAGAFF), Chief Tochukwu Ezisi ( Akuyie Nwata Agulu) has said that he derived joy in making people happy. Just as the Founder of NAGAFF, Dr Boniface Aniebonam has instructed the members of NAGAFF to acquire knowledge, saying they are Children of God.
Both make these remarks during the 51 birthday bash organised by Dr Aniebonam and NAGAFF members for the National President of the association, Chief Tochukwu Ezisi.
Speaking to journalists, the NAGAFF President said he is very happy acknowledging that he derived joy in making people happy, as such he is not surprised that people are making him happy, describing it as pay back time .
Responding to some questions from journalists, he affirmed that he is
determined to deliver on his promises as the National President of NAGAFF, though decrying the bad economic situation which has hindered the acquisition of a permanent secretariat for the association as promised.
He assured that the process is ongoing and the media will be carried along as to when the secretariat will come on stream.
He said, “the delaying factor for the secretariat which all of us know is the bad economy and I must tell you that we are on it and God willing we will do it. It might take time to deliver that project based on the economy situation we find ourselves, but we will give the media an appropriate time for the unveiling of the secretariat.
On the working relationship with government agencies, the NAGAFF President also revealed that the Association would soon engage management of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on the best way to promote trade facilitation and revenue drive.
According to him, the association has congratulated the new Acting Comptroller General of customs, CGC Adewale Adeniyi on his appointment by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
He also stated that the fourth quarter of the year will focus more on the Association’s chapters visitation and tour in furtherance to get first hand information about their respective challenges.
Ezisi stated that the birthday bash was solely organised for him by the founder of NAGAFF, Dr Boniface Aniebonam, even as he quoted Aniebonam describing him as an international individual.
He commended the founder of NAGAFF for hosting the celebration of his birthday stating that ” I feel very good because its a great day. My birthday is actually 5th of October, but the founder is responsible for what we are doing today to mark my birthday.
The NAGAFF boss further tasked members of the association to love one another towards ensuring a happy society for mankind.
“I give God the glory. My dream is just to make people to be happy always. I wasn’t planning anything big yesterday ( Thursday), but the founder took me unawares with the celebration . Am so happy.”
Meanwhile, the founder of NAGAFF, Dr Boniface Aniebonam has called on all NAGAFF members to Acquire Knowledge and Skills as, according to him, knowledge is power. The elated Dr Aniebonam who organized a birthday party for the National President of NAGAFF said he is very proud of Tochukwu Ezisi and where is taking NAGAFF to, describing him as International Figure .
He said NAGAFF members are children of God , as such they have nothing to fear, urging them that even if he is no more, that he knows a change will come.
He informed them that NAGAFF is preparing to host police AIG ZONE 2, Customs ACG Zone A and subsequently, the Acting Comptroller General of the NCS.