Oyewole, says that many Nigerians can benefit from the chandlering business if
the maritime sub-sector is well regulated.
Vice President Namadi Sambo at the commissioning ceremony of the permanent
secretariat of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents in Lagos at
activities of the chandlers in Nigeria in order to achieve greater efficiency.
could also be a good revenue earner
for the government.
the activities of the chandlers.
enormous opportunities for Nigerians,” he said.
ships sail for months, they have needs to replenish their store with food,
water and sometimes clothing; and that it could easily be done by the chandlers
as the ships come into the ports.
in focus properly, because a ship that sails for months will need to replenish
its store when it gets to any country. It is the chandlers who handle this,
taking food and other supplies to them,” he said.
disengaging the service providers, who he said were impeding the clearing
processes, from the port.
agencies that were impeding clearing processes in the port. For the first time,
we have done it and it has come to stay. When an agency that was driven out of
the port is needed, it will be called upon, but it does not need to be in the
port to impede clearing process,” Oyewole said.