The Standard Organization of Nigeria SON has reaffirmed its determination in ensuring that made in Nigeria goods are up to standard, geared towards enhancing export businesses in the country.
The Director General of the Agency Malam Faruk Salim stated this on Monday while commissioning the training Center of the agency Situated at Khalifa Isiyaka Rabiu Housing Estate in Kano metropolis.
He said the objective of establishing the center was to train business entrepreneurs across the northern region and the country at large in modern techniques of standardization of products that would be accepted globally.
Malam Faruk Salim noted that the center would also award certificates to those entrepreneurs trained, saying the gesture would boost the economic development of the country.
“This training center when completed would increase the income taxes, transportation system of the region would also be improved among other economic benefits”
The Director General maintained that a laboratory was established in the center geared towards ensuring that Nigerian made products were up to standard.
Earlier , during an interactive session with the staff of the Agency who were employed two years ago, the Director General urged them to stick to the rules and regulations of the civil service, and be guided by the rules and regulations of the organization aimed at achieving the set objectives.
Reporting by Abdullahi Jalaluddeen, editing by Daniel Adejo.