Students urge SON to investigate drop in quantity of goods

The Progressive Students Movement (PSM), an NGO, has urged Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to investigate the current drop in standard quantity of some manufactured household consumer goods in the country.
The President of PSM, Mr Bestman Okereafor, made the call on Wednesday in Enugu where he described the subtle lowering of quantity of some manufactured household consumer goods as “disturbing and deceit’’.
He said that the worst set of manufactured goods in this category included daily need household items, beverages and others.
According to him, notwithstanding the gradual higher cost of goods, especially manufactured goods; the quantities of some of the goods have been tampered with by further subtle reduction in quantity within a stretch of time.
“PSM has recently monitored and verified after series of complaints from members of the public the continuous stylish and subtle extortion of Nigerians even when they pay higher prices for goods due to current inflation rate…


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