Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Delta Govt. to go tough on Consumer Protection Council Act violators

By News Express on 16/03/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 812

•Barr. Mrs. Mary Iyasere.
•Barr. Mrs. Mary Iyasere.

The Delta State Government has said that violators of the Consumer Protection Council Act should be ready to face the consequences of their nefarious activities.

This note of warning was sounded on Tuesday by the Chairman of the Delta State Consumer Protection Committee, who is also the state Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Barr. Mrs. Mary Iyasere, when the committee visited some organisations in Warri in continuation of its advocacy visits.

Represented by the Secretary of the committee, Mr. Felix Oseji, the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, revealed that any violator of the Consumer Protection Council Act 2014 shall be liable on conviction to a fine of N50,000 or five years imprisonment or both.

She stated that no government worth its salt would sit aloof and leave consumers in its domain to the whims and caprices of manufacturers and service providers.

Barr. Iyasere said that the committee is poised to ensure that goods that are in the market are fit for the purpose for which they are sold.

At the Warri Area Command of the Nigeria Police Force, the Commander, ACP Muhammad M. Shaba, stated that adequate public enlightenment on the mandate of the committee is imperative since members of the public are end users of products.

He assured that officers and men under his command will be available to accompany members of the committee when enforcement of the law begins.

Members of the committee also visited the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Warri and were received by the Zonal Operations Controller, Mr. Olugbenga Koku.

Source News Express

Posted 16/03/2017 2:50:06 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Duterte crushes $5.5M worth of luxury cars

FG’s best economic decision as Nigeria battles recession...

Gareth Bale’s agents sign 4 Golden Eaglets stars...

Military says SPDC flow station in Bayelsa not...

NECA secures landmark judgment against Kano consumption tax...

Nigerian pop star Patoranking reportedly arrested in Uganda...

Peter Obi’s aide replies Victor Umeh, says ex-Anambra...

Rivers PDP lauds Wike’s tackling of insecurity, accuses...

Ambode launches war against cancer, urges Nigerians to...

Boko Haram kills 37 near Maiduguri

Confab stops government sponsorship of pilgrimages

Failure to score: Ighalo reacts to death threat...

 

Latest News Osun governorship election: All the results while waiting for INEC's official declaration 2019: Screening Panel to decide fate of Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal, others Certificate Saga: Uncertainty, fears grip Buhari’s ministers, aides Ambode’s fate hangs in the balance as party insists on primary Osun Guber: PDP beats Aregbesola in Ijeshaland Missing General: Army recovers bus door Ban of Ohanaeze causes stir APC, PDP devise new method on vote-buying Activities pick up in Delta State IDP Camp; Asaba Camp records first birth Nigeria Air fiasco: Foreign investors, international community won’t take Nigeria serious again — Peter Obi Lagos sues for peace over hijab controversy Gombe, Taraba, no-go-areas for APC, others — Darius Ishaku warns

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (396,166 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (376,628 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (308,310 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (250,505 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (232,192 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (221,593 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (199,966 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (181,566 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (165,633 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (163,335 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (158,095 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (146,854 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (63) Business & Economy (3,622) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (933) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (547) Features (652) Global Business Monitor (301) International (2,426) Interview (165) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (144) News (39,070) Opinion (1,110) Pidgin (11) Politics (6,705) Religion (872) Sports (1,701) Stock Watch (34) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

I am Imo State's New Governor -- Okorocha's son-in-law Uche Nwosu...

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement