The importation of vehicles into Nigeria through the land borders have been banned by the Federal Government.The prohibition order covers all new and used vehicles.
The ban is sequel to a presidential directive restricting all vehicle imports to Nigeria sea ports only. The order takes effect from January 1, 2017.
The restriction on importation of vehicles follows that of rice, whose imports have been banned through the land borders since April 2016.
Importers of vehicles through the land borders are requested to utilise the grace up till December 31, 2016 to clear their vehicle imports landed in neighboring ports.