Nigeria not ready for AfCFTA, says APFFLON boss

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AfCFTA,
A map of Nigeria

 

By Dave Oludare Oso

Divergent reactions have continued to trail Nigeria’s move to boost its international trade with the the flag-off of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

While a sizeable percentage of Nigerians and Organised Private Sector (OPS) players have viewed the development with unbridled optimism, a high number, especially corporate entities are of the opinion that the move will lead to Nigeria’s doomsday as the treaty is going to be implemented with the nation at a disadvantageous frame.

One of such corporate entities is the Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics in Nigeria (APFFLON), which think that the development, though an historic milestone, is coming at a time the country is in a state of uncertain and unfavourable industrialisation and manufacturing activities.

The President of African Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics in Nigeria (APFFLON), Mr. Frank Ogunojemite in a…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper