Nigeria National Accreditation Service, NiNAS, has been accepted as a full member of the African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC) after a thirty day ballot period by the AFRAC General Assembly voting members.
As full member of AFRAC, NiNAS now has the right to be represented at the AFRAC General Assembly and Committees, as well as participate in nominations and elections of the leadership of the General Assembly and all AFRAC Committees. With its new status, NiNAS has full access to all AFRAC documents.
Nigeria National Accreditation Service was established in 2015 within the framework of the National Quality Infrastructure Project for Nigeria (NQIP), funded by the EU and implemented by UNIDO. NiNAS is a national accreditation body that provides credible and cost-effective accreditation services for conformity assessment bodies i.e. testing and calibration laboratories, certification and inspection bodies, according to international ISO/IEC standards.
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For more information Mr. Raymond Tavares (R.Tavares [at] unido.org)