Tag Archives: SON

Position SON for AfCFTA, MAN Urges FG

The Kano branch of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has called for the proper positioning of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) at the Nation’s entry points in preparation for the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).  National Vice President of MAN, North West Zone, Alhaji …

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Salim, Nda-Isaiah, Others Receive PSN’s Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has honoured the Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mallam Farouk Salim and five other Pharmacists for attaining great heights in the public service. The honour and awards were conferred on the recipients at a Presidential Reception and Thanksgiving Dinner by the PSN …

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UNN to Represent Nigeria in 2020 ARSO Continental Essay Competition

Three students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka have emerged National winners of the 2020 edition of the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) annual essay competition in Nigeria. A statement from the office of the Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mallam Farouk Salim named the winners as James …

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Nigeria Elected into Africa’s Standards Management Committee

Nigeria through the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) led the votes in being elected into the first ever six (6) member, Standards Management Committee (SMC) of the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) recently.In a keenly contested election involving thirteen Member States, Nigeria came first with twenty-seven (27) votes. Other elected …

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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 …

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SON Develops Standards For Livestock Feeds

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it has developed new standards for animal and livestock feeds value chain to support Federal Government efforts in achieving food security. Mr Osita Aboloma, Director- General, SON made this known in a statement from a Work Group meeting on Saturday in Lagos. The …

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SON Moves To Standardise Facility Management

As part of Nigeria’s drive to optimize benefits from international standards development on facilities management, a National Mirror/Technical Committee was recently inaugurated by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) during a virtual meeting conducted from the Operational Headquarters in Lagos. The Committee is to mirror the activities of the International …

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