Odumodu re-appointed boss of SON

Odumodu re-appointed boss of SON

Saturday, November 8, 2014 9:21 pm

Odumodu: re-appointed

Odumodu: re-appointed

Nigeria’s Federal Government has announced the re-appointment of Dr Joseph Odumodu as Director-General of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON).

Odumodu’s reappointment would take effect from Feb. 1, 2015, the date for the expiration of his current tenure, in line with the provisions of the SON Act, CAP S9 LFN, 2004.

Dr Olusegun Aganga, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, told journalists in Abuja on Saturday that the re-appointment followed records of excellence set by Odumodu during his four-year tenure as chief executive of the organisation.

Aganga said President Goodluck Jonathan approved the renewal of Odumodu’s appointment for another term as part of efforts to sustain initiatives that would further address standardisation issues in the country.

In a letter to Odumodu, Aganga said: “your reappointment is in recognition of the numerous initiatives you have put in place to support the competitiveness of Nigerian products and services in the global market.

“It is also due to the reforms you have commenced with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment to develop national standards and quality infrastructure that will support the Nigerian Industrial Revolution Plan (NIRP) of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

“I am, therefore, confident that you will diligently apply yourself to justify the confidence of Mr President.’’

that Odumodu is also the current President of the body for African Regional Standardisation.

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