AfCFTA: Standards Organisation Charges Electrical Dealers on Quality

September 27, 2021 This Day Live 0 Comments

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has tasked electrical dealers in the Alaba International market to deal with only quality products to benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

The Director General, SON, Mallam Farouk Salim, explained that for the market to pride itself as the largest market in West Africa and to attract customers across the globe, it must adhere strictly to standards and quality assurance.

Salim at a sensitisation workshop for Electrical Dealers Association of Nigeria (EDAN) in Alaba International Market, said, “The association is willing to work with us in ensuring that the market is free from substandard goods. In other for the market to have a good reputation and to have more customers across the world especially with this open border policy we are going to have, it is very important for them to police themselves, find out those people with bad products and report them to us so that we can take them out of the market. So far, they have not given us a reason to doubt their commitment towards eradicating substandard goods, “he said. Read More.

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