In continuous move to foster inter-agency relations with sister regulatory agencies to achieve its mandate, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) through its Ports and Border office of Onne Port ,played host to the Eastern Marine Police Command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in Port, Harcourt, Nigeria.
The Acting Coordinator of the SON Ports and Borders, Onne, Engr Rose Madaki, stated that the meeting is to affirm the position of the Organisation to continually collaborate with sister agencies ,in this case the NPF for security of the Ports and Borders to achieve individual Organisational mandate of improving the life and living conditions of Nigerians.
Engr. Rose while addressing the delegation from the Eastern Marine Police Command, led by the Commissioner of Police (CP) Yetunde Longe ,outlined the operations of the Onne Ports and Borders office alongside the Inspectorate and Compliance Department, as well as highlighted the areas needing intervention from the Eastern Police Command.
She expressed her gratitude to the CP for the prompt response by the Divisional Police Officer, Onne Division and his team whenever there is need for their assistance ,and further appreciated the CP and her entourage for the visit.
In response the CP noted that just like the mandate of SON lies with improving life through standardisation and quality assurance, the mandate of the NPF deals with the protection of lives and property.
She assured of the entire teams’ support in assisting SON to carry out any operation that involves protecting lives and properties of Nigerians, especially in relation to the stoppage of importation of substandard products which can lead to loss of lives and property.
Others present at the meeting were the Deputy Commissioner of Police, the Divisional Police Officers under her command as well as the PRO from the NPF delegation, the SON Head, Inspection and Compliance Department, Engr. Emmanuel Husseini, and other SON Staff of the Onne Ports and Borders office.