By Innocent Orok
The National Executive Council (NECOM) of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has distanced itself from the illegal Western Zone elections holding from today at a hotel in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos State.
A faction of ANLCA in the Western Zone has issued out a timetable for election.
It reads “In line with ANLCA “Supreme Constitution” on conduct of election, the Electoral Committee hereby schedule the following “Chapter Election” and “Bye Elections” as follows;
*MMIA* Chapter Bye Election – 12/01/2021.
*SEME* Chapter Bye Election – 14/01/2021.
*KLT BRAWAL* Chapter Bye Election – 14/01/2021.
*IKORODU* Chapter Bye Election – 14/01/2021.
TCIP* Chapter Fresh Election – 14/01/2021.
NOTE:* All collected forms from *MMIA* must reach *ASECO* before *10:00am* on *12/01/2021. Screening and Election commence by 12:00pm*. While *submission of forms* from other Chapters comes up on *Wednesday* *13/01/2021*.”
*CHIEF OBI CHIMA, CHAIRMAN ASECO.*
The notice concludes.
But in a disclaimer notice signed by the National Secretary of ANLCA, Alhaji Abdulazeez Mukaila a copy of which was sent to our correspondent clarified that the Chairman of the Association Electoral Committee (ASECO) remains Barr. Raymond Onyimba and not Chima Obi Best while stating that the purported ASECO chairman is a defaulter and as such does not qualify for to be chairman of the association electoral commission and as a result the election has no backing of the National.
The disclaimer reads “The National President IJU TONY NWABUNIKE has directed a reaction to false publication signed by one CHIMA OBI BEST claiming Chairmanship of ANLCA Association Electoral Commission (ASECO)
“For clarification, the Chairman of ANLCA ASECO remained BARR, OYIMBA RAYMOND ENEKWECHI as ratified by National Executive Council (NEC) copy approval hereby attached.
“Consequently, OBI CHIMA BEST been a member/Staff of NORTH ATLANTIC TRANSIT LIMITED a defaulter Corporate Company with personal staff I.D. No. EZ1500000178 is NOT and does NOT qualifies even if any as a non-stakeholder nominal director without single share of his Corporate employer. Status attached.
“The General Public and members of ANLCA is hereby enjoined to disregards such Publication as expired Board of Trustee and Non shareholder ordinary Corporate member does not perform ASECO Committee function in ANLCA”.