Industry stakeholder and player since 1988

NARTO has made significant contribution to the National economy. Apart from accounting for a large percentage of revenue to government vide taxes, rates and levies of kinds, NARTO is the biggest employer of labour next to the Federal Government. For every sided truck, for example, about twenty people derive their livelihoods excluding their dependent’s.

  • About NARTO

    Since 2006 till date has established a business relationship between Our Members and American Trucks Manufacturers, participating in Trucking Shows and purchase of Trucks and Parts

  • Our Objectives

    To promote and protect the interest of NARTO members in the road haulage industry in Nigeria and generally those of Nigerian Road Haulage and Commercial Transport Operations

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    Subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter, and get roundup updates of news, events, views, debates, opinion and NARTO’s activities within the road transport industry and so much more

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Stakeholder’s Interest

NARTO will appear, make, defend and or send written or verbal representations as it relate to the carrying of the business of commercial road transportation in all its ramifications before any government, be it federal, state, local or other constituted authorities for the purpose of protecting and promoting the interest of her members.

National President

Alhaji Yusuf Lawal Othman

(National President, NARTO), B.Sc, PhD

Alhaji Yusuf Lawal Othman, National President of Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners.

He was a banker for nearly two decades, work with Former Habib Bank, after he left the bank. In the corporate world, Alhaji Yusuf started Transportation business for ETERNAL Plc, OVH and NNPC retail respectively.

His relative successes in the transport business, coupled with his track record of hard work and unrivalled commitment, endeared him to his associates in the Transport Industry which led to his nomination and subsequent election, Vice Chairman and later as the Kaduna State Chapter of the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO).

NARTO President - Alh. Yusuf Lawal Othman

National Executives


Chief Ayoola Sadiku (Late)

1st Deputy National President

Rabiu Haruna -Vice President (Wet Cargo)

Rabiu Haruna

Vice President (Wet Cargo)

Alhaji Dr. Kassim Ibrahim Bataiya

Alh Dr. Kassim Bataiya

National Operations Coordinator


Prince Okey Okpala

2nd Deputy National President

Sidi Abubakar - Vice President (Dry Cargo)

Sidi Abubakar

Vice President (Dry Cargo)


Prince Ganiyu Salami

National Financial Secretary

Aloga Ogogo

Chief Aloga Ogbogo

Executive Secretary

Mudi Ibrahim -Vice President (Commuter)

Mudi Ibrahim

Vice President (Commuter)


Alh. Mohammed Alkali

National Treasurer

Bashir Bello -National Auditor

Bashir Bello

National Auditor

Musa Audu - Legal Adviser

Musa Audu

Legal Adviser

Chime Ezeokoye - Welfare

Chime Ezeokoye

National Welfare Officer

Emmanuel Wilson - National PRO

Emmanuel Wilson

National PRO

Strategic Partners


NNPC is the state oil corporation which was established on April 1, 1977


TUC is a registered labor center inaugurated 8th of August, 2005.


NPA is a federal agency that regulates and governs Nigerian seaports.


NACCIMA is umbrella organization for affiliate member Chambers in Nigeria


PTD is a branch of Nigeria Union of Petroleum And Natural Gas Workers.


Standards Organisation of Nigeria is the apex standardization body in Nigeria.


IPMAN was established by a decree in 1978 by the then Military Administration


Nigerian Shipper’s Council is the economic regulator of Nigerian seaports.

A Leader In The Industry

We are the mouthpiece for the projection and articulation of transporters interest in Nigeria.

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