Shippers’ Council Welcomes New AIG, Marine Command

Muhammad Uba, AIG Marine Command in a handshake with Chief C.C. Agu, Director, Consumer Affairs Department, NSC

By Gift Olivia Samuel, The Sight News

The Management of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, led by the Director, Consumer Affairs Department, Chief Cajetan C. Agu, has paid a courtesy visit to the newly appointed Assistant Inspector General, (AIG) Marine Command, Muhammad Uba Kura.

The visit was to congratulate him on his appointment and also enlighten him about NSCs activities as Port Economic Regulator.

Agu highlighted the Councils roles in ensuring Ease of Doing Business in the Maritime Industry, some of which include; freight forwarders rate negotiation, recovering monies from imposed charges and enforcement, amongst others.

L-R: CSP Agbolade Oshodi,NPF; SP Agwom Ishaku, OC General Investigation, NPF; Alh. Abubakar Mohammed, Deputy Director, Standard Service Division,NSC; Mrs Ijeaku Ego, Assistant Director, Stakeholder Service Division, NSC; Muhammad Uba Kura, AIG, Marine Command, NPF; Chief C.C. Agu, Director, Consumer Affairs Department, NSC; Mr C.C. Akujobi, Deputy Director, Stakeholder Service Division, NSC; and DSP Lekan Faniyi, Public Relations Officer, NPF.

In his remarks, Muhammad Uba Kura assured NSC of the full support of the Nigerian Police Force.

He said the Nigerian Police is positioned to fight and reduce, to the barest minimum, the activities of criminals who make the mistake of operating anywhere within the coverage area of the Marine Command.

He opined that if revived, the Cargo Tracking Note, an initiative of the Nigerian Shippers Council, has the potential to curb the activities of criminals.

Agu, urged Uba to visit the ES/CEO at NSC Head Quarters to further cement the relationship between the Council and the Maritime Police while Uba guaranteed the cooperation of the Police Force whenever needed by NSC.

Muhammad Uba Kura, was the Former Police Commissioner at Nigerian Port Authority before being elevated to the position of AIG Marine Command.

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