Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service

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Our Mandate

NAQS is a regulatory agency under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. It was created for the harmonization of Plants, Veterinary and Aquatic resources (fisheries) Quarantine in Nigeria to promote and regulate sanitary (animal and fisheries health) and phytosanitary(plant health) measures in connection with the import and export of agricultural products with a view to more

Our Laboratory


NAQS laboratories located at the post-entry station and pre-entry stations of the plant, veterinary and fisheries quarantine units. It arranges for the procurement and supply of laboratory equipment, reagents and upgrading of existing facilities
The major NAQS diagnostic laboratories and SPS facilities are located at Ibadan (Moor Plantation), Lagos (Ikeja, Ibafo and more

Plant Department of NAQS protects the cultivated crops and the natural flora from destructive foreign plant more
The veterinary arm of NAQS performs the following quarantine services: Health Inspection of export and import if live more
aquatic specie
The Aquatic Resources Department is mandated to carry out the following functions: Supervises, regulates and control import and more

Nation - Wide Crop Pest Survey


Our Team

Chief Audu Ogbe (OFR)

Hon. Minister Fed. Min. Agric. & Rural Dev.

Sen. Heineken Lakpobiri

Hon. Minister of State, Fed. Min. Agric. & Rural Dev.

Dr. Vincent Isegbe

Cordinating Director,
Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service.

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