Lawyers Back Bills to Empower SON against Substandard Products by Peter Foowoyo | Daily TimesNG


Lawyers under the aegis of the Nigerian Bar As­sociation (NBA) have, unanimously, threw their weight behind the consolidat­ed bills giving more power to the Standard Organisation of Nige­ria (SON) to prosecute offenders of counterfeit products and ser­vices. According to the lawyers, who spoke, exclusively, to Daily Times, such bills, they argued, was long overdue to protect consumers from the unnecessary hazards and, sometimes, death, consider­ing the high rate at which sub­standard products are allowed into the country. Read more

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