Innoson Vehicles receives MANCAP certification from SON


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After going through a rigorous inspection and quality assurance for more than five years, Innoson Vehicles are glad to be issued the MANCAP certification from SON.

The Standard Organization of Nigerian (SON), the sole body in charge of standardization in the country, has issued the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) certificate to Innoson Vehicles Manufacturing (IVM).


SON issues the MANCAP certificate to Innoson Vehicles, having through strict inspection and quality assurance

The MANCAP certification was presented to the CEO/Chairman of Innoson Group of Companies, Chief Dr.Innocent Chukwuma (OFR) by the Chief Executive/Director General SON, Osita Aboloma Esq

The event occurred on Wednesday, February 12, as gathered by Naijauto.

While delivering his speech during the presentation, Aboloma stated the conferring the award certificate to Nigerian's first indigenous automaker depicts the company has undergone strict inspection and quality assurance over the past five years and have shown compliance to the necessary product standardization through their manufacturing of products that meet societal standard and an excellent value for money.

He went further to say,

with the award of MANCAP's certificate to Innoson brand of vehicles, we are demonstrating how standardization and conformance to standard offer strategic opportunities for increased efficiency, set bench marks and help promote Made-In-Nigeria products to the international market, as this award will boost Innoson's brand across borders. We are in effect saying that Innoson brand is fit to be used in Nigeria and beyond.

The Vice President, Nigerian Association of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Mr. Humphrey Ngonadi, while representing the National President, Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu, said for Innoson Vehicles to be conferred the MANCAP certificate, it must have met the expectations of the Nigerian Industrial Standards (NIS) and it goes to show the industry's capacity.NACCIMA drummed its continuous support for Innoson Vehicles.


Chief Dr.Chukwuma receives the MANCAP certificate from SON

In his own remarks, Innoson’s CEO, Chief Dr. Chukwuma assured their vehicles will always follow international best practices during production to enable them to turn out the best products in terms of safety, fuel economy and durability. He pointed out that Innoson Vehicles have already begun the production of affordable vehicles that an average income earner can possibly acquire.

>>> Know more about Innoson Motors factory. See here: All about Innoson Motors factory: Pride of African road

The Standard Organization of Nigeria established the MANCAP scheme to make sure products manufactured locally deliver the proper level of quality and satisfaction to users by complying with government policies and acceptable standards on standardization and quality assurance. The agency aims to promote global competitiveness and confidence of Nigerian products and services via standardization and quality assurance.

With the SON certification, Innoson Vehicles will be able to export freely to other African countries.

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