”Corruption starts from the government. The Executive are culpable in the maritime corruption, the Legislature are culpable in the maritime corruption, the Judiciary are. also culpable in the maritime corruption, the importer is culpable too,” he stated.
Dr. Nweke said government appointment of non professional to head maritime agencies can best be described as corruption.
Contributing, the Vice President, Nigeria Association of Air Freight Forwarders and Consolidators, Mr. Tony Onyeiwe emphasised the need for institutional standard by the Regulators for those who want to operate in the Industry, stressing, ” should not be for everybody, all comers, school drop outs but for qualified persons.”