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COVID-19:  NAGAFF Donate  Over N1.4m To Govts, Port Stakeholders As Palliative.

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In line with its Social Responsibility (CSR), as an obligation, the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has made  a total cash donation of Over N1.4 million to Federal, State governments and other stakeholders in the maritime Industry.
The Federal Government COVID-19  and Lagos State COVID_19 received  N500,000 and  N350,000 respectively as palliative to help them in their fight against the pandemic.
Others that  benefited from the largeese courtesy of NAGAFF include : –

NCMDLCA   N50,000, MARAN  N50,00, AMJON   N50,000, NAGAFF SEME border N50,000 NAGAFF Jibiya border                                         N50,00, League of Editors  N50,000, MAJAN  N50,000, NAGAFF Idiroko border N50,000, ANLCA                                                                   N100,000, AREFFN  N50,000, NAFFAC N50,000.

According to a release by the Secretary General of the Association, Dipo Olayoku,  NAGAFF, a non profit making organisation, extended its CSR in line with its obligation and commitment towards ensuring operational efficiency and well being  of the port users across the ports as contained in its status book.
“During the daily and weekly analysis of situation report on the ports operations under the Covid-19 pandemic aimed at monitoring and ascertaining the compliance level by stakeholders from the situation room today resolved to appreciate the commitments and the efforts of the above listed bodies towards their collective efforts against Covid-19 pandemic, thus rolled out palliative incentives to support them”, he added.
It therefore called on all well meaning critical stakeholders at the industry to rise to the challenge by deploying its resources towards safeguarding  the ports and its users to engender the curtailing of the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.
NAGAFF also emphasised that the fight against Covid-19 should be a collective effort, adding that no stone should be left unturned in this regard.
“While commending the efforts and tenacity of the aforementioned stakeholders under the prevailing circumstances, NAGAFF wishes  to reiterate its official position that freight forwarders who do not have any business in the port are requested to stay at home, while those who have official business engagement in the ports should do so with total adherance to the stipulated precautionary measures by the World Health Organisation (who), and the directive of the government through the relevant agencies’
“Accordingly, we do stress that only the living and healthy can carry out business functions beyound Covid-19, hence the need to keep safe and secured”, it concluded

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