Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Delta Govt. to go tough on Consumer Protection Council Act violators

By News Express on 16/03/2017

Gmail icon

Views: 1,172

•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

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Bauchi to benefit from US reconstruction of Northeast...

UK Visa applications in Nigeria now to be...

2019 General Polls: APGA gears for big surprises,...

Ohanaeze Youths spit fire over alleged attempt to...

Tinubu bombs Obasanjo, says ex-president an expert election...

Lagos to ease the process of doing business...

FG closes land borders ahead of governorship, State...

MASSOB replies Danjuma on civil war statement

Pay my daughter’s abductors, Leah Sharibu’s father begs...

Banks, ex-CEOs indicted as N720b cash disappears

Police kill 18 suspected armed bandits, parades 56...

Jonathan’s Convoy: FRSC OFFICER SHOT OVER PRESIDENTIAL MOVEMENT...

 

Latest News BREAKING: Tribunal upholds Makinde’s election as Oyo Governor Buhari critic resigns 10 days after accepting appointment in Ministry of Budget Boko Haram attacks University of Maiduguri Militants point new path to Niger Delta development Obasanjo writes South African leader over Xenophobia Gov. Umahi appoints 180 additional aides FG extends border closure indefinitely 10,000 Nigerian girls forced into prostitution in Burkina Faso – Ambassador FUOYE killings: Fayemi directs commissioner of police to commence investigation Xenophobia: FG releases states of returnees Resident doctors demand improved healthcare infrastructure in southeast Falling container kills 2, injures others in Lagos

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (540,346 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (442,859 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (389,165 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (326,581 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (294,556 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (253,595 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (249,673 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (238,265 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (231,415 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (217,404 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (195,789 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (193,401 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (102) Business & Economy (4,443) Business Verdict (80) Columnists (1,109) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (215) Entertainment (664) Features (811) Global Business Monitor (442) ICT Monitor (63) International (3,953) Interview (203) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (170) Maggie's Blog (410) News (51,360) Opinion (1,358) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,446) Religion (1,102) Sports (2,166) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera