The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has issued the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Certificate (MANCAP) certificate to 26 manufacturing companies in Anambra.
The Director-General of SON, Mr. Farouk Salim who was represented by Olalekan Omoniyi, the coordinator of SON in Anambra reportedly said that certification and safety were of utmost importance especially now that the country was coming out of lockdown.
While presenting the certificates to the deserving firms, the DG said that the organization would not relent in making Nigerian made goods gain international visibility and globally competitive by effectively ensuring that the companies conform to the best standards.
“We are determined to assure the world and indeed Nigerians that made in Nigeria products from Anambra under the MANCAP, were manufactured following strict compliance to national standards safety and quality requirements. SON certification of these products from Anambra is a testimonial that they have satisfied the requirements of applicable national standards”, Farouk Salim reportedly said.
Farouk Salim urged the recipients of the certificate to maintain the set standard and don’t fall short of the terms so as not to get the certificate withdrawn.
The DG urged Nigerian importers to subject their products to SON’s assessment and approval while calling on the public to always look out for the SON certification logo before buying.
The recipient companies were A-Z petroleum, Oyoyo petroleum, Jezco products, Seahorse Lubricants Portico Best Intl, Jenox Ind., Holy Ghost Adoration, Jocalis Aluminum, High Class Food, Ibeto Petroleum, and KP beverages ltd.
Others were Citizens Chemical, Evepon Ind., E.C Ugwumba Concrete Ind, Anambra Rice Mill, Dollars Concrete, Samgoz Oil, MacDonald Ind., Zara Ind., Seeroof Aluminium, Pillar Pole ltd, Visa Petroleum Resource, Sunny Vespa, and Tuca Technology ltd.