By Gabriel Ewepu and Alice Ekpang – Abuja
A Non-governmental Group, NGO, Joint Cellular Sanitation Company of Nigeria, JOMSAN, weekend, known as the Federal Authorities to cease a number of taxation and roadblocks mounted on federal highways as a way to improve clean meals transportation and provide throughout the nation.
This was acknowledged by the President, JOMSAN, Dr Nnamdi Ogbogbo, at a workshop on ‘Constructing Partnership for Meals Safety in Nigeria’, held in Abuja.
Ogbogbo defined that the workshop was held in partnership with the Affiliation of Native Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, and Nationwide Union of Native Authorities Staff, NULGE, whose intention is to eradicate a number of taxations and cease all unlawful roadblocks by bringing uniformity amongst all 774 native authorities income contractors within the Cellular Advert Trade.
He mentioned: “There’s a must introduce insurance policies that may assist fight meals insecurity within the nation occasioned by unlawful and pretend levies and tariffs by touts on the nation’s highways within the title authorities income”.
“It’s the gentle of the above that JOMSAN, a government-approved NGO is looking on the federal, state, the native authorities, safety companies, the Nigeria Police, DSS, Civil Defence Corps and the Nigeria Customs Service to affix us on this struggle in opposition to a number of taxation and the blocking of federal highways as a way to carry again sanity to our roads and improve the meals provide chain and make sure the ease of doing enterprise in our nation.”
Ogbogbo additionally mentioned stopping automobiles on the highways is to verify sale of unapproved, faux clearance certificates and the usage of unauthorized associations to certify native authorities permits, and that may henceforth cease and be a factor of the previous.
“JOMSAN have branches within the 36 states of the federation to make sure the success of our task. My administration will introduce the usage of Marshals which shall be recruited among the many youths who will bear skilled coaching and orientation”, he added.
He known as for presidency and most of the people’s help and cooperation to make sure that they report an enormous success on this pursuit.
“We’re calling on the federal and state governments to help us on this battle with the mandatory logistics and funding if we’re to successfully perform the directives of the Nationwide Meeting and ALGON/NULGE to eradicate a number of taxation and cease all unlawful roadblocks and convey uniformity amongst all 774 native authorities income contractors within the Cellular Advert Trade.
“I can even make sure that members get well being and life insurance coverage whereas they’re members of this physique. The welfare of our members shall be paramount in my dispensation”, he acknowledged.
In line with him within the space of self-discipline of members, he would need them to be civil of their strategy to shoppers, drivers, and most of the people, and go about their enterprise with utmost decorum and properly dressed always, they need to eschew combating and quarreling and make sure that disagreements finish in dialogue.
“The penalty for flouting any of those directives is suspension or expulsion from the group”, he warned.