Among the accused were Kenya Bureau Of Standards chief executive Charles Ongwae and former Quality Assurance director Eric Kiptoo.
“Spirits and tiles are some of the products from Tanzania that are subjected to quality verification before entering Kenya, despite having a TBS quality mark,” said Mr Msasalaga, adding that the Kenya Bureau Of Standards (Kebs) has been taking samples of the products for verification in Nairobi, a process that can take a month.
Kenya Bureau Of Standards acting managing director Benard Nguyo has been summoned to court for disobeying a directive to conduct fresh tests on fertiliser alleged to contain mercury.
Economy Court summons Kebs boss for defying fertiliser testing order A Nairobi court Wednesday summoned Kenya Bureau Of Standards (Kebs) acting managing director Bernard Nguyo for defying orders to test a fertiliser cargo suspected to be substandard and containing mercury.
A court has summoned Kenya Bureau Of Standards (Kebs) acting Managing Director Bernard Nguyo to explain why he has defied a directive on testing fertiliser alleged to contained mercury.
, NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 6 – Kenya Bureau Of Standards acting Managing Director Bernard Nguyo has been summoned to appear in court on March 12 to show cause why he should not be punished for contempt over refusal carry out testing of fertilizer held at the Mombasa Port.
But it now seems that challenges in implementing the directive has prompted the NTSA and the Kenya Bureau Of Standards to extend the deadline by another three months to June 1.
On February 13, Ogembo directed the samples be collected the following day and retested on February 15 at Kenya Bureau Of Standards headquarters in Nairobi in the presence of all parties, including an independent laboratory.
The NTSA and the Kenya Bureau Of Standards said Thursday in a statement they had extended the deadline for PSVs to fit their vehicles with speed governors to June 1, citing challenges in implementation.
NTSA and Kenya Bureau Of Standards on Wednesday said the updated speed governors will see speed data on all PSV's transmitted to NTSA servers amid efforts to reduce road accidents through speeding.