Court of appeal dismisses case against SON for rejecting importation of sugar unfortified


The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed an appeal filed by Sunshine Chemical Development Company Limited against the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) claiming that the organisation had acted in bad faith in rejecting the company’s application to import sugar unfortified with Vitamin A.

Dissatisfied with the ruling of Justice B. F. M. Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja that SON had merely acted pursuant to the lawful directives of its supervising ministry and in accordance with the Vitamin-A Food Fortification Regulations of 2005, in denying the application of the said to import sugar unfortified with Vitamin A into the country. Sunshine Chemical Development…

Source: Nigerian Tribune