SON destroys N8.7m worth of substandard products in Kaduna

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), on Friday substandard tyres, cement and cables worth N8.7million in Kaduna.

Mr Kazeem Muhammed-Yahya, the State Coordinator of disclosed this while destroying the in Gonin Gora area of kaduna.

“What you have seen today are some substandard that were confiscated as a result of our market survey operations.

“The bags of cement are re-bagged, the peddlers secure the branded bags and refill them. Tyres are life endangered that can cause and injuries when they expire”,he said.

He listed the items confiscated and to include 370 pieces of substandard tyres worth N4.7 million, 134 bags of cement valued at N1 million and 7 rolls of substandard cables worth N3 million.

He explained that all the seized underwent to ascertain their before destroying them.

The coordinator added that the organisation was concerned about eliminating substandard from the market to saves lives, prosecuting defaulters. (NAN)