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SON Tightens Noose On Fake Product Merchants

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has threatened to manufacturers of fake and defective products that dot the nation’s landscapes to turn a new leaf by desisting from the nefarious activities.

Director General of the agency, Dr. Joseph Ikemefuna Odumodu, who handed down the warning recently , at a media briefing on the organisation’s activities and achievements in the last few years said he would no stone unturned in dealing with the fake product merchants.

Odumodu who was represented by Mr. Louis Njoku, Director and Head of Laboratory Services; and Bede Obayi of the Inspectorate and Compliance Directorate, said SON has launched ‘Operation Flush’ to tackle substandard, fake, adulterated and counterfeit products in the country.

He revealed how, in order to be a step ahead of forgers, SON remodelled its Conformity Assessment Programme (SONCAP), which is now transmitted electronically through a single window.

“With its success, forgers are no longer happy because they can no longer forge the SON-CAP.


– Chris Uba

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