SON reaffirms Commitment in fishing Out Substandard Product from Nigerian Mark


The Standard Organization Of Nigeria (SON) has reaffirmed it’s commitment in Curtailing the circulation of substandard products in the c


The Director General of the Agency Faruk Salim states this during a one day stakeholders meeting with steel manufacturing campanies held in Kan


He said the objectives of the meeting was to addressed the menace of producing substandard steel ,which was a major portion of development in any Natio


“the steel industry represent the progress of any country,no country survives and make progress without the steel industry,if the steel industry is not competitive the country would not surviv


Faruk Salim explained that Nigeria recently signed a memorandum of free African trade, hence there was the need to ensure Standard of Nigeria’s steel products,aimed at Curtailing the menace of building collapse and other challenges associated with the production of substandard steels in the countr


” If our industries are not competitive,then all of you here would not have a business tommorow, this is not good for our country and for everyone, our responsibility is to protect Nigerian


The Director General noted that the agency was focusing on running minds together with the Manufacturers geared towards finding lasting Solutions to the problem


He appealed to the individual traders to focus on ordering products that are standard,saying if they sells substandard products which lead to building collapse and other related issues ,they would also be held responsible for the damages cause


Some of the participants who spoke to Radio Nigeria appealed to SON to expedite actions in sanctioning manufacturers producing substandard products,aimed at boosting the morale of others to products standard produc


The meeting attracted participants from North Western states of the federatio


Abdullahi jalaluddeen/Kano.

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