Imo assembly holds public hearing on Consumer Protection Rights Bill 

The Imo state House of Assembly has successfully held a public hearing where the participants endorsed all the contents of the bill on the Domestication of Competition, Consumer Protection Rights Bill which protects the rights of the consumer and the producer and allows healthy competition in the market.

In his opening remarks, the chairman, House Committee on Trade, Commerce and Industry and member representing Ikeduru state constituency, Hon JohnLeoOba Iheoha, assured that the activities of the producers would be regulated to ensure that only healthy products are brought to the market for public consumption.

He said very soon, there would be workshops and seminars for food vendors of all kinds with a view to checking what they dish out to the public and that the public should be conscious of what they buy. He commended the sponsor of the bill, Hon. Barr. Domnic Ezerioha, for the bill which saw the light of the day during his time.

The bill lawmaker who  sponsored the bill, Ezerioha, described it as a single and straightforward one with 9 parts,97 sections, 143 sub sections, 2 segments, competition and consumer protection and it  was created from an already existing law in Nigeria.