SON destroys substandard cables, others

About seven containers loaded with substandard cables, cosmetics and other goods have been destroyed by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON).

It said with this move, it has resolved to intensify its war against substandard products in the country.

Its Director-General, Osita Aboloma, explained that the containers worth billions of naira were handed over to SON by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS). He described the collaboration as one of the ways the standards body is combating the fake and substandard goods to the barest ýminimum.

Aboloma, during the destruction exercise in Lagos added that the destruction was to ensure that the goods do not find their way into the markets, pointing out that the products were live endangering with no economic value.

“We are destroying these goods to safeguard the lives of Nigerians. We got over seven containers of substandard containers based on the strong collaboration with the NCS.


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