SON Undertakes Training of Army Personnel on ISO 9001 QMS Standards

The Nigerian Army is keen on improving its existing processes in line with international best practices and ready to adopt the world acclaimed ISO 9001:2015 quality management system standards in its operations.

Chief of Army Standards and Evaluation, Major General Adekunle Shodunke stated this while declaring open the ISO quality management system standards implementation training for twelve officers of the Army Standards and Evaluation Department in Abuja recently.

The training conducted by Officials of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria Training Services department according to him was the first in the series of others that will include officers from all departments of the Nigerian Army involved in standards evaluation and monitoring.

Major General Shodunke posited that the Nigerian Army stands to benefit immensely from the adoption of the ISO Standard has wide acceptance in various private sector, governmental, security and paramilitary institutions across the world.

He enjoined the trainees to be attentive and focused during the training program which according to him will include a test of understanding at the end.

“Take this training as seriously as your career promotional exams” he said.

The training was sequel to the visit of the Chief of Army Standards and Evaluation to SON and the resolve to collaborate towards certification of the Nigerian Army processes to ISO Quality Management system standards.

Facilitators of the 5-days training were Miss Osioneh Braimah and Engr. Olumide Alade of the SON Training Services Department.