Gambia: Know Your Consumer Rights
Gambia: Know Your Consumer Rights
The Consumer Protection Act came into force in 2014 with the primary aim of protecting consumers from unfair and misleading market conducts, and provide for the establishment of a Consumer Tribunal and other connected matters. The Act is administered by the Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (GCCPC) and enforced by the Consumer Tribunal. As part of its advocacy to sensitize and provide advice to consumers on their rights and duties under the act, GCCPC will be publishing month
Introducing ECONSUMERS
Introducing ECONSUMERS
ECONSUMERS publishes original content relative to consumer information and awareness, as well as capacity building in West Africa. It endeavours to provide accurate and insightful information and support the creation of a network of civil society actors across the region.
Nigeria: Electricity consumers decry exploitation by power firms
Nigeria: Electricity consumers decry exploitation by power firms
Nigerian electricity consumers are aggrieved that they are forced to pay for electric power they did not consume, the Executive Director, Consumer Advocacy Foundation of Nigeria, Mrs. Sola Salako-Ajulo, has said.Salako-Ajulo, who spoke at a Power Sector Stakeholders and Consumers Summit, organised by the Electricity Consumer Protection Forum on Wednesday in Lagos, said that the first step to stop such exploitation remained proper enumeration of electricity consumers and provision of meters.

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