Life imprisonment or N1m fine for importers of sub-standard products by Luke Ajulo

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The new punishment for importers of substandard products to Nigeria is either life imprisonment or N1million fine, according to the Director General, Standard Organization of Nigeria, SON Joseph Odumodu. Speaking during a visit by committee members on Industry Trade and Investment in Abuja, he stated that a bill to improve punishment on violators of substandard products will soon be ready.  He said, “Presently I do not have the power to prosecute, with this bill violators of importation of substandard products will either be jailed or pay a fine of N1m. Read more

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