Buhari Appoints Farouk Salim as New SON DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Farouk A. Salim as the new director-general of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON).

The appointment which has four years duration will take effect from September 26, 2020.

The appointment of the new DG was conveyed by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Niyi Adebayo, in a letter dated August 21.

Salim will replace the current DG of the standards regulatory agency, Mr. Osita Aboloma, whose tenure expires next month.

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