…SAYS HIS COMPANY, MCMANUEL HAS PAID ITS DUES IN THE INDUSTRY
BY AMBROSE OKEHI
The Managing Dilirector and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of McManuel Global Logistics Nigeria Limited, Comrade Emeka Enwelu has applauded the vitures of the National President of the National Council of Managing Director of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA), Mr. Lucky Amiwero for his numerous contributions towards the growth and development of maritime industry of the Nigerian economy.
The McManuel boss specifically said that the national President of NCMDLCA has really made mark in the industry and paid his dues as far as the business of Customs Brokerages or clearing and forwarding in the country is concerned as should been seen as masterpiece in the industry.
According to Comrade Enwelu, Lucky Amiwero, my national President is a cargo surgeon, a masterpiece in the industry. In fact, he has impacted a lot in me since I know him. He is a father to all of us.
Giving more details the personality of Mr. Amiwero, Comrade Enwelu said looking at his various writeups on Customs Exice and Management Act (CEMA) and other Customs and maritime related issues will show you the stuff he is made off. “In fact, if I Begin to tell you what I know of this man called Amiwero, I will begin to refer you to some of his writeups in CEMA and other Customs and maritime related issues.”
Comrade Enwelu made this observation while speaking to News Emperor Magazine in his office in Apapa, Lagos on Tuesday shortly after he was honoured by the management of Richword Communication and Media Services, the publishers of News Emperor Magazine with Role Model/Personality Award as News Emperor Magazine’s Role Model/Personality of the year, 2020.
“I have gathered a lot of impatations from his over the years. He is like a father to those wants to learn,” Comrade Enwelu added.
Talking about his company, MCMANUEL Global Logistics Limited, this maritime expert and logistics manager (Enwelu) said his company has been there in the industry over the years as logistics and transportation company. He noted the company has be known over years as one biggest Customs Brokerage companies that engage in trade facilitation across the country. “MCMANUEL GLOBAL LOGISTICS LIMITED has been into trade facilitation for over three decades. And we have long range of reputable clientele. If I am not mistaken, in month we clear more than 50 containers for our importers.”
He said his company has improved and added value to transportation, Customs Brokerage haulaging business in the industry.
“We have improved beyond where we were before now. And we are contributing our best towards the growth and development of maritime industry.
Comrade Enwelu hinted that what has his company MCMANUEL GLOBAL in this highly competitive industry is the company’s uncompromising standard and reliance on transparency and honesty.
These two key words has really endowed importers to this company for these number of years. And with these too, many of the importers who had one thing or the other to with Emeka Enwelu, have come to the conclusion that indeed there are clearing agents with proven integrity and Comrade Enwelu is one of them.
While speaking on the management style and welfare of his staff of MCManuel, the CEO noted that the company takes care of the staff working them and does not joke with their welfare.
“We don’t joke with anything that has to do with staff welfare. We adquately take care of our staff. Many of the (five of them) who joined us as bachalors, they are now married. They are all doing fine riding their own cars. Most of them have their cars. The young ones around me are lively and are all doing well,” Enwelu said.
He assured that he always takes care of them.
“They are all okay, you hardly see my staff hand around longroom begging for transport or T.fare to go home, No, they don’t do that.”
Comrade Enwelu who is also the National Vice President of the NCMDLCA said he ventured to transportation cum clearing and forwarding since late 80s, equally said he is not only doing clearing that he is into haulaging business as well.
While counseling the young agents, MCManuel boss said: “Well, the only advice I have the young generation of agents is that they should not allow themselves to be push into fraudulent deals, things that bring disreput to their well-cherished names. Rather they should pursue integrity, honesty, transparency and above all hard work. While bending down to first of all learn the rudiments of the profession”.
On how he felt after being honoured as News Emperor Magazine’s Role Model/Personality of the year, 2020, the NCMDLCA’s NVP said he was happy and elated because the award is coming from a credible and we’ll respected medium.
“I am happy, I will not tell you lies, receiving a credible fellow like you because if you are not credible, it would have been a different ball game all together,” Enwelu told News Emperor.