Standard Organization of Nigerian (SON) has seals off over twenty shops in Taraba for selling substandard products.
Briefing journalists yesterday in Jalingo, the Taraba state Coordinator of SON, Mrs Jenith Vakai said the raid of those shops be came necessary due to influx of substandard products that has taking the over market.
“We sealed off over twenty shops due to substandard products been imported into the state.
As we speak, SON have seized over 1,040 substandard cables and over five hundred second hand tyres from different shops” she said.
She informed that the organisation decided to clampdown on sellers of substandard products due to their importance to humanity.
She explained that the exercise followed the directive from national headquarter of SON, to seal off shops selling substandard products to customers, stressing that raid is going simultaneously all over the country.
She lamented the influx of substandard products in the state, nothing that business owners were responsible for the influx of sub standard products.
“Although, SON has received numerous complaints from many consumers in respect of the sale of substandard electrical products in the state and that is why we deemed it necessary to carry out the operation” she informed.