SON Plans Pact With Kwara Govt, To Train SME’s On Standard Products
In a quest to promote Small Scale Industries and businesses, the Standard Organization of Nigeria, SON, is set to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Kwara State government to educate small scale industries on standard products.
The Governor of Kwara State Governor, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq said manufacturing is an important means of reducing unemployment in Nigeria, and his State is set to partner SON in this regard.
Receiving the Director-General of Standard Organization of Nigeria, Farouk Salim, the Governor said manufacturers should receive more support to make international standard products, thereby boosting exports and creating jobs.
Stressing further, the governor said the present administration would encourage small and medium scale businesses in the state and partner SON to uphold standards.
DG, SON, Salim, said he was in the state to launch the organisation’s new multi-million naira office complex and inspect some manufacturing companies in the state.
The DG however appealed to the state government to provide supportive infrastructure manufacturers and other businesses in the state.