Alhaji Taiwo Mustapha has been elected new chairman Board Of Trustees (BOT), Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), where he will be in charge of the board, which is the highest decision making body of the association, for the next two years.
The election, which was held last weekend in Lagos have the former Chairman of the board, Henry Njoku voted out , having served in the position for 10 years.
The election according to SHIPS & PORTS DALILY ,was held among eight members of the board and Taiwo emerged the Chairman with five votes.
According to the new Chairman it was supposed to be among 9 members that constitute the board but due to the new President of the association that was formally a member of the board. In his words
“There was an election with eight members present, We used to be nine members before Tony Iju contested for the Presidency, so the remaining eight of us were at the meeting. Five voted for me, two voted against and one person was absent.”
While stating that the tenure of the new board chairman had already started from 15th of April he as well promised to work with the new president to move the association forward and also reconcile aggrieved members who lost in the last elections