There are strong indications that the almost two year old face-off between the national president of the Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents, Mr Lucky Amiwero and the Council for the regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria may soon be over.
Shipping Position Weekly can reveal authouritatively that the foremost freight forwarder has been under pressure from the ministry of transport to withdraw the case.
Although, Mr Amiwero tactically denied been under any pressure but our sources confirmed that he has held meetings with some key official of the ministry and that the only agenda at the meetings was how the case which is yet to fully commence at the Lagos High court would be withdrawn.
He had gone to court shortly after elections were conducted into the Council last year to protest what he called illegalities, since then, the Council which is presently headed by Mr Tony Iju Nwabunike has not been able to operate effectively.
Mr Amiwero told Shipping Position Weekly last week that if agreements were reached, he could withdraw the case.
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