|National President, ANLCA, OLayiwola Shittu|
Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has urged the Federal Government to make
importation of equipment duty free for automobile parts manufacturers.
manufacturers to bring in their equipment, to create more jobs and to support
the local assembly plants.
vehicle, government should encourage manufacturers of those parts.
be able to manufacture. And you see a lot of them are in Aba; they are in
Nnewi; they are in Onitsha.
them bring in the equipment for that manufacturing free of duty, as a matter of
three companies; multiplied by the number of people they will employ; that is a
large pool for the country,‘‘ he said.
jobs for many Nigerians considering the high demand for vehicles, adding that
this would be a boost to the economy.
enterprises in the automobile sector, there would be emergence of `many
made-in-Nigeria‘ vehicles in the next five years.
vehicles would push the business of vehicle imports to neighbouring countries.