The Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) and the Nigerian Customs service have seek to reenergize their partnership in then fight against substandard good in the country.
The cooperation between the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON), and the Nigeria Customs Service have produced dividends.
The Director-General of SON, Mallam Farouk Salim, along with his management team, were welcomed by the Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (RTD) and members of management during a recent visit to Customs Headquarters, Abuja.
Sallah noted the huge supports and effort the Nigerian Custom Authority given to his organization and requests more strategic engagement in the light of their recent report to port.
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In his response, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (RTD), agreed that synergy between critical government agencies at the ports will greatly enhance efficiency and would do much good in protecting the nation as well as its citizens.
Col. Hamed Ali, spoke on the need for improvements in IT infrastructure that would enable their job run smoothly.
The DG promised to do all in his power to make this a reality while also requesting for Customs Officers to be trained in ISO certifications.
The meeting demonstrated the zeal and readiness of the Nigerian Custom service to discharge it statutory responsibility, thereby safeguarding the lives of citizens and national economy.
Thus, ensuring product smuggling, and importation of substandard goods are eradicated.