SON warns importers to desist from importing fake cables

DG SON Osita Aboloma

The Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma has warned importers of fake and substandard electric cable to desist or face the wrath of the law.
Aboluma said that SON would not relent to protect all certified local products through standardization and quality assurance activities.
He gave the warning during seperate attractions with Cable Manufacturers of Nigeria and executives of Electrical Dealers Association, Alaba Market, in Lagos.
The SON boss advised the manufacturers and traders to partner with the agency in combating fake cable importation.
The cable manufacturers raised an alarm at the attraction over increased importation of fake certified made in Nigeria cables, usually with short measures in the Nigerian market.
According to them, the influx of substandard cables is adversely affecting their operations, the Nation’s economy and the safety of its people at large.

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