CPC reiterates commitment to enforce Tobacco Control Act

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has reiterated its commitment to enforce the National Tobacco Control Act 2015 for the protection of consumers.

The Director-General of CPC, Mr Babatunde Irukera made this known the Chairman, Board of Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance, a Civil Society Organisation, Mrs Oluwafumi Akinbode visited him on Wednesday in Abuja.

Irukera said that the council had already started studying the act and would develop an appropriate enforcement strategy for its enforcement based on the Consumer Protection Act.

“The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole had conveyed the intention of the Federal Government to begin an enforcement regime with respect to Tobacco Control Act 2015 to the CPC.

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