NCC calls on stakeholders to protect consumers from financial losses.

Written by on March 16, 2022

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called on stakeholders in the digital finance sector to protect consumers from financial losses.

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made the call at the 2022 World Consumer Rights Day, celebrated on Tuesday in Abuja.

He said: Fair Digital Finance, which is the theme of this year’s World Consumer Rights Day, called for stakeholders to do more in protecting consumers from losses.

Earlier, the Board Chairman of NCC, Prof. Adeolu Akande, said the theme of this year’s celebration was apt because the increasingly high speed of digitalisation of financial services.

The Country Director, Save the Consumer, Mr Aliyu Ilias, commended the NCC and urged it and other regulators to check and investigate activities of online loan providers nationwide.

President, National Disability Empowerment Forum (NADEF) Dr. Christopher Nwanoro, applauded the NCC for its inclusion of persons with disabilities in Nigeria.

Seun Fakorede

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