Friday, 2 March 2018

Standard Organisation Of Nigeria SON : Functions,Objectives & State Office Addresses 


In this post we will quickly take a look at the functions of
Standard Organisation Of Nigeria also known as SON and also the office branches and addresses in Nigeria. 

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) is the apex body in charge of standardization in Nigeria. 

SON ensures that the products manufactured in Nigeria are of a standard quality and also that the imported goods meet the minimum requirements of industry standards in Nigeria. 
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The organization is also in charge of all the products, processes and scientific study of measurement standards in Nigeria.

SON was created in 1971,the organisation also has the power to penalize offenders, SON is headed by the Standards Council of Nigeria. 


Standard Organisation Of Nigeria

Q: Standard Organisation Of Nigeria Powers,Functions & Objectives? 


Powers Of SON According To Act Number 14 of 2015 

  • (a) To enforce the standards of products, the quality control of products and also acceptable scientific measurements and other things related to the scientific study of measurement. 
  • (b) Power to establish, designate, and approve various standards related to commodities, materials, measurements, structures, and processes for the certifying of products in Nigerian commerce and industry.
  • (c) To certify industrial products that meet the approved standards. 
  • (d) To inspect the quality and standard of products and the facilities used for production.
  • (e) To seize and destroy or prohibit the selling of any products that are below standard in Nigeria. 
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Functions Of SON  

  • (a) To carry out inspections of the quality of products and materials, and facilities used in production
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  • (b)  Establishing and compiling Industrial standards in Nigeria. 
  • (c) Compiling an inventory of products that require standardization. 
  • (d) To provide reference standards for verification and calibration of measurements, and equipment used for measuring in Nigeria.
  • (e) To institute a quality assurance system which includes the certifying of products, laboratories, and factories. 
  • (f) To carry tests and make sure every product and service comply with the standards approved by the council. SON  also develop the methods for testing of equipment, materials, and supplies including the ones purchased for the government use. 
  • (g) Compilation and publishing of general scientific data. 
  • (h)  Work with other national and international bodies related to standardization.The ultimate goal of Standard Organisation of Nigeria is to keep improving life through quality standardization and quality assurance. 

Q: Standard Organisation Of Nigeria State Head Offices Nationwide? 


ABUJA

No. 14 Kutiwe Street Opposite FCT water board, Wuse Zone 4, Abuja.

ABIA

The State Head, Abia State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, (Bank of Industry Building), 1, Asa Road/Constitution
Crescent, Aba, Abia State.

ADAMAWA STATE 

The State Head, Yola State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 2nd Floor, Federal Secretariat Complex, Jimeta, Yola,
Adamawa State

AKWA-IBOM STATE 

The State Head, Uyo State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 3rd Floor, Federal Secretariat Complex, (Room 323 –
325), P.M.B. 1074, Abak Road, Uyo, Akwa Ibom

ANAMBRA STATE 

The State Head, Awka State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 19, Umushi Street, Off Ifite Road, Awka, Anambra
State.

BAUCHI STATE 

The State Head Bauchi State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, No. 5, Sa’adu Zungur Road, Opposite Polycon Guest
Inn, G.R.A., Bauchi, Bauchi State.

BENUE STATE 

The State Head, Benue State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, No.37, J.S. Tarka Road, (Old Barracks Road), P.M.B.
102068, Makurdi, Benue State.

BORNO STATE 

The State Head, Maiduguri State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 38, Baga Road, Maiduguri, Borno State.

CROSS-RIVER STATE 

The State Head, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Calabar State Office, No.10, Bishop Moynagh Avenue, State Housing
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Estate, Calabar, Cross River State

EDO STATE 

The State Head, Benin State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Block D1, 2nd Floor, Federal Secretariat Complex,
Benin – Auchi Road, Aduwawa, Edo State.

ENUGU STATE 

The State Head, Enugu State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Plot R/10, Ozubulu Street, Independence Layout,
Enugu, Enugu State.

GOMBE STATE 

The State Head, Gombe State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Old Secretariat, Dukku Road, Gombe.

IMO STATE 

The State Head, Owerri State office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Old State Secretariat, Okigwe Road, Owerri, Imo
State.

KADUNA STATE 

The State Head Kaduna State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 44, Kachia Road, Kudenda, Kaduna, Kaduna State

KANO STATE 

The State Head, Kano State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 5th Floor, Federal Secretariat Complex, Katsina Road,
Kano, Kano State

KATSINA STATE 

The State Head, Katsina State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Katsina State Investments, House 61, IBB Way,
Katsina.

KEBBI STATE 

The State Head, Kebbi State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 2nd Floor, State Secretariat Complex, Birnin Kebbi
Kebbi State

KOGI STATE 

The State Head, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Lokoja State Office,, Lokongoma Phase I, Along Lokoja – Okene Road,
Lokoja, Kogi State

KWARA STATE 

The State Head, Kwara State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 5, Ahman Pategi, Opposite Kingstone Hotel, G.R.A.,
Ilorin, Kwara State.

LAGOS STATE 

The State Head, Lagos State Office 1, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 11, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

NIGER STATE 

The State Head, Minna State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Bosso Road, Opposite Day Secondary School,
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P.M.B. 166, Minna, Niger State

OGUN STATE 

The State Head, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Ogun State Office, No. 191, Iganmode Road, Opposite Ansar-ur-deen
Comprehensive College, (Premises of Gateway Industrial Technical Company Limited), Otta, Ogun State.

ONDO STATE 

The State Head Ondo State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Quarter 65, Alagbaka, Opposite Central Bank, Akure,
Ondo State.

OSUN STATE 

The State Head, Osun State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 2, Ladipo Street, Off Gbongan Road, P.M.B. 4411,
Osogbo, Osun State.

OYO STATE 

The State Head, Ibadan State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 21, Osuntokun Avenue, Old Bodija, P.M.B. 5615,
Ibadan, Oyo State

PLATEAU STATE 

The State Head, Jos State Office, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, 10, Rayfield Road, Bukuru, P.M.B. 02102, Jos, Plateau State.

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