National Quarantine Services FCT


Type: Agency

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The Agency

Past Officials of the Agency

  • Staff size n/a
  • Revenues (IGR) n/a
  • Budget Allocation () ₦1,200,123,092.00
  • Recurrent Expenditure ₦975,123,092.00
  • Capital Expenditure ₦225,000,000.00

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Areas of statutory responsibilities and functions

The mandate of Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Services (NAQS) is to ensure that all plants, animals and aquatic produce / products leaving the shores of the country through all exit points (airports, seaports and land borders) meet international standard as specified by International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC)

As a regulatory Agency, the main Objective of the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service is to prevent the introduction, establishment and spread of exotic pests and diseases of all agricultural products in the international trade. In a similar vein, NAQS sets out to provide an effective Science - based regulatory service for quality assurances of agricultural products through consistent enforcement of sanitary and phytosanitary measures for promoting a secured and sustainable agricultural and economic development.

  1. Professional Departments
  2. Plant, Animal and Aquatic Resources quarantine
  3. Supporting Departments
  4. Collaboration, Planning and Partnerships
  5. Laboratory Management and Administration
  6. Finance
Addresses/Contact info of offices in all States and in FCT

Address: NAQS headquarters, Enugu state house Central Business District Abuja,

Zonal Office
FAAN Complex, Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2, Ikeja, Lagos State (01)4962699