By Charles Nwaoguji
The Director General and Chief Executive of Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Mallam Farouk Salim undertakes a two – day visit to Enugu State.
In his familiarisation tours to the various establishments and Offices in the Organisation, the Director General will be visiting the Coal City State on Tuesday, 24th November,2020 to inspect and interact with Staff of the Agency’s National Metrology institute under construction, it’s Engineering laboratory, South East Regional Office and the State Office, all located in Emene industrial layout, Emene , Enugu.
It would be recalled that the Headquarters of the Organisation was originally cited in Enugu but later moved to Lagos and Abuja.
The National Metrology institute as a critical driving force for the realisation of the nation’s critical quality infrastructure is very dear to him. He will use the opportunity to inspect the progress of work at the institute and hold meetings with the Staff.
Mallam Farouk will pay courtesy calls on the Executive Governor of Enugu State, the GOC,82 Division of the Nigerian Army and the Commissioner of Police in the State on 25th November,2020.
He is expected to interact with Members of the Organised Private Sector and Stakeholders in the State before returning to Abuja .
An advocate of grass root democracy, Mallam Farouk believes in bringing the dividends of standardisation to the rural dwellers and growing capacity utilization of our industries.