ANNOUNCEMENT 30 Mar 2010In March 2010, the government of Nigeria announced a change in the local input requirements for the participation in certain public purchases.
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Chesa, C. 2011. 'Jonathan Orders MDAs to Patronise home made vehicles.' All Africa. 30 March. http://allafrica.com/stories/201103310396.html
The president of the Republic of Nigeria has directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to ensure that in every procurement related to vehicles, priority is first given to locally assembled plants in order to encourage local businesses and boost employment. This directive also extends to the procurement of machinery.
A new tariff to protect local industries is also under consideration.