Chinyere Uromta


About The CEO

Chinyere Uromta is an accomplished media practitioner and a seasoned journalist with over 25 years experience in public service. She is a charismatic administrator and a decisive leader that knows how to plan properly and execute effectively. She is a woman of valor and virtue whose versatility and experience spans through different fields of work. As a professional, Chinyere Uromta obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from the Anambra State University of Science and Technology in 1993 and she earned her Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Executive Public Relations from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 2005. She has undergone professional training on investigative journalism mentoring and monitoring with the World Bank Institute, Enugu in 2005; Human Resources Capital Development, Lagos in 2014, Digital literacy and Data Management, Ogun State in 2019, Advanced Freight Forwarding Practice with Nigerian institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria in 2023 and Strategic Financial Management and Effective Budget Execution, Crown Agent Training and Professional Development, United Kingdom in 2023. She is a Member Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).

Furthermore, she has worked in the capacity of;

Chief Press Secretary to the Ebonyi State Military Administrator, 1997 to 1998.
Secretary, Nigeria Association of Women journalists, Ebonyi Chapter, 2011.
Chairman, Ebonyi State Broadcasting Service Chapter of Nigeria Union of journalists, 2011. Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor of Enugu State, 1993 - 1995.
As a pioneer Management staff of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN), she has managed challenges and responsibilities in various key departments posted to. Her career trajectory is punctuated by dedication and full commitment as well as performance delivery in tasks’ management. Chinyere carries the badge of humility and professionalism and leadership underscored by transparency, empathy, accountability and compassion.


The ongoing reforms by the Federal Government of Nigeria aimed at increasing efficiencies, improving transparencies and adding value to the economy of the nation has been extended to the freight forwarding sub sector. Thus giving birth to the Council for Freight Forwarding in Nigeria.(CRFFN). The Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria Act No. 16 2007 was enacted into law on the 30th of April,2007. The Council is charged with, amongst other responsibilities, regulating and controlling the practice of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria, and promoting the highest standards of competence, practice and conduct among members of the profession. The vision of the Council is to become Nigeria's leading transport player committed to the development of a modern globally competitive freight forwarding system in Nigeria. The council is dedicated to achieving sustainable economic development in Nigeria through responsible transport initiatives in freight forwarding development and management.


To regulate the industry by setting standard, building capacity and ensuring Freight Forwarding industry contributes its quota to the growth of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).


To build professional capacity in Freight Forwarding and Supply Chain Management in order to enhance Nigeria’s competitiveness.


Regulating and controlling the practice of freight forwarding.

Maintaining registers and publishing lists of authorized freight forwarders in accordance to the Act.

Embark on continuous conduct of seminars and workshops

Create membership development toolkit (Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

Regulating and controlling all the associations of freight forwarding agents.

Promoting excellence in freight forwarding through competence and best practices.

Maintain cargo movement statistics, which shall be made available to registered members and the public.

Ensuring uniform standards of education, training and professional conduct of practitioners.

Regulating and controlling individuals engaged in freight forwarding activities effectively.

Setting and evolving standards for freight forwarder registration aligned with global industry practices.

Encouraging participation of members in international exchange programmes.

Affiliate with universities, colleges, and FIATA to enhance industry knowledge.

Encouraging freight forwarders to excel and understand cargo movement principles for all stakeholders.

Performing any other functions conferred on the Council by the Act.

Establish a comprehensive syllabus and curriculum for the training of Freight Forwarders

Embark on continuous certification of Freight Forwarders

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