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Representation On Board Of Government Parastatals


  • Government Board

    MAN is represented on the following Government Boards:

    • Tariff Technical Committee (TTC).
    • Industrial Training Fund (ITF)
    • National Advisory Council on Cooperative Development.
    • Raw Materials Research andamp; Development Council.
    • Governing Board of COREN.
    • Nigerian Export Credit Guarantee andamp; Insurance Corporation.
    • Corporate Affairs Commission.
    • Nigerian Export Promotion Council.
    • Nigerian Standards Organization.
    • National Productivity Committee.
    • Nigerian Shippers Council.
    • Governing Council of Federal Polytechnics.
    • Nigerian Export Promotion Council.
    • Nigerian Export Promotion Zones Authority.
    • African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Committee.
    • Bank of Industry
    • Nigerian Export Promotion Council.
  • Government Committees, Private Sector and International Agencies

    MAN also served and still serves on several committees established by the government, private sector and international agencies

    • National Political Reform Conference
    • National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS)
    • National Advisory Council on Cooperative Development.
    • The Core Group, Nigeria: The Heart of Africa Project
    • Presidential Committee on Trade Malpractices
    • Presidential Committee on Export-Oriented Companies
    • Presidential Advisory Committee on Economic Revitalization
    • Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Business Support Group
    • Presidential Committee on the implementation of Off-shore Banking in Nigeria
    • Committee on African Growth and Opportunity Act
    • Specialized Committee of Stakeholders to Review the Status of Pre-shipment Inspection Scheme Preparatory to the introduction of Destination Inspection Scheme
    • Presidential Committee on Lagos Explosion Disaster Relief fund
    • Regional Organizing Committee on 3rd ECOWAS Trade Fair
    • Nigerian Export Promotion Zones Authority.
    • National Organizing Committee on 3rd ECOWAS Trade Fair
    • National Technical Committee on Textiles
    • Committee for the Private Sector and West African Integration, African Business Roundtabler
  • Money Policy
    1. Reduction in, and adoption of a base mechanism for calculating Interest Rates
    2. Abolition of Dual Exchange rates
    3. Policy advocacy to establish a linkage between the maximum Bank lending interest rate and the Minimum Rediscount Rate (MRR) of the Central Bank of Nigeria
    4. Intervention in resolving the repayment of NERFUND and World Bank SME I and II loans for members
    5. Elimination of import license scheme
    6. And to mention few

     

  • Specific Interventions
    1. Successfully lobbied for compensation to member-companies affected by the 2002 Lagos Bomb explosion disaster.
    2. Intervening on issues directly affecting members particularly with Customs, Police, Ports Authority and Local Governments.
    3. Liaison with Governments at both Federal and States levels on specific problems affecting members.
    4. Successful advocacy for the take-off of support institutions i.e. Bank of Industry (BOI), SMEDAN etc. to provide finance and strategic intervention for the revitalization of industries in Nigeria.
    5. And to mention few

     

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