By Isiyaka Wunti
Bauchi State Governor Bala has called on the Standard Organization of Nigeria SON to introduce robust policies that will Standardized the operations of local industries to meet the global best practice.
He made the call while receiving the management of the Organization led by the Director General Faruq Salim in Government House Bauchi.
Bala Mohammed who emphasized the need for Nigeria to leverage on the potential of agriculture explained that opening new frontiers within the Agricultural Value Chain will make the country’s product exportable.
The Governor announced the donation of two operational vehicles to the Organization to ease their transportation challenges especilly in monitoring activities of small and medium industries.
Earlier, the Director General of Organization Faruq Salim said the SON is determined to work with government at all levels in setting standard for effective operation in all the local industries.
The Director General said they were in the state to intimate the governor on their activities with a view to solicit his support towards achieving the desired goals.