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The united nation set aside 15 March of every year to commemorate the day to sensitize consumers on their right.
The theme is ” Fair digital finance” the impact of new technology in the financial services.
Addressing the newsmen on the day’s, the northwest zonal coordinator of the federal competition and consumer protection commission Mr.Julius Haruna explained that the consumer protection right was established since 1962 towards ensuring the safety of consumers’ right.
He further said the UN has adopted the guide lines for consumer protection as well as ensuring patronage of standard products.
According the coordinator Nigerian government has amended the consumer protection act in 2018 to promote and maintain Nigerian market.
Mr Julius Haruna highlighted some of the activities of the commission include sensitising consumers on their right and also the danger against using E-loan company.
He maintained that the commission can not carrying its mandate along hence the need of more collaboration from the relevant of stakeholders to achieve the desired goals.
Also speaking the surveillance and enforcement Department ,Mr.Hilary Dogara Adankat pointed out that the commission has accommodated consumers’ complain free of charge without paying anything.
Mr.Hilary Dogara Adankat also applauded media organizations for their support and cooperation to the commission in discharging their responsibility.