SON Commits To Intensify Fight Against Fake, Substandard Goods
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has reaffirmed its commitment to intensifying its fight against fake and substandard goods in the country.
The Director GeneralOrganisation of Nigeria Okeke pledged his unflinching commitment to serving the nation to the of his ability. a joint National Assembly committee on Industry while giving his opening remarks at the 2024 budget defence in Abuja,
Thesaid the organisation was making aggressive efforts to rid the nation of substandard that the agency has intensified its product testing to ensure that locally produced goods are competitive in its bid to contribute to Nigeria’s export market.
According toway to shore up the naira against other foreign currencies is to increase made-in-Nigeria goods
Chairman of the Senate Committee for Industry, Trade and Investment, Senator Ade Fadahunsi, commended SON on its efforts to partner with MSMEs to grow the sector.
The Committee commended the SON Director General for his drive against substandardlocal manufacturers to leverage SON’s laboratories across the nation to get their products tested and certified.
The Committee Chairman stressed the need for the SON helmsman to also prioritise the welfare ofwhich enhances commitment to duties.
Present at the Budget Performance and Proposal2023 and 2024 as part of the SON delegation were Senior Management and Staff.