Lafarge Cement, Unicem and Ashaka Cement file suits against SON

Byrebecca3360

Updated Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:28:04 GMT

Nigeria: Lafarge Cement WAPCO, Ashaka Cement and Unicem have established suits against the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) over its recent decision to employ a new Mandatory Industrial Standard Order for the field of cement manufacturing, distribution and effective usage in Nigeria.

The cement producers are also seeking an order of the court restraining SON, their privies, agents and whosoever is involved in purporting to act through the respondent from implementing the Mandatory Industrial Standard NIS 444-1 2014.