SON Impounds N10m worth Substandard tyres

188, SON Impounds tyres

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Tuesday nabbed owners of a warehouse used for the storage of substandard tyres in Awka, the Anambra State capital.

Speaking to newsmen after the warehouse was raided by his officers at Zik’s Avenue, the Head of SON in Anambra, Mr. Samuel Ayuba explained that substandard tyres was responsible for most road crashes.

He said, “These are tyres that have been used in other countries, produced for very temperate regions and even made for short distances like agricultural purposes but these people import them, clean them and sell them to our people.

“The seizure we made here is in the upward of N10 million, this now amount to economic loss to the country.”

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