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LASCOPA SEALS SUPERMARKET OVER UNWHOLESOME PRODUCTS

As part of efforts to guarantee the protection of consumers from unwholesome products, the Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) today sealed Ambel Supermarket. The Supermarket located in Gbagada Phase II was sealed up for displaying and selling unwholesome soft drinks. Acting on a received complaint from one of the consumers who drank the unwholesome soft drink purchased from the …

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LASG reiterates commitment to Consumer Protection

The Lagos State Government has again re-emphasised its resolve to ensure that the rights of consumers are protected from all forms of unfair trade practices in the State. Speaking at a public enlightenment campaign themed “Know Your Rights”, held at the Ikorodu Local Government Area Secretariat, the General Manager, Lagos State Consumer Protection (LASCOPA), Mrs. Kemi Olugbode said the Agency …

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LASCOPA takes sensitisation campaigns to Epe, Eredo LCDA

The Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) has again taken its divisional public enlightenment campaigns to Epe Local Government and Eredo Local Council Development Areas of the State. Speaking on the campaign theme, “Know Your Rights”, the General Manager of the Agency, Mrs. Kemi Olugbode said that the exercise was embarked upon to enlighten residents of their rights as consumers, …

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LASCOPA meets manufacturers of powdered milk and market executives

. . . Plans Task Force To Monitor Sales Of Powdered Milk As part of efforts to guarantee the safety and protection of consumers from hazardous products, the Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) has organised a follow-up meeting with powdered milk manufacturers and Market Executives in the State. The follow-up meeting, which took place at the LASCOPA Office, had …

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LASCOPA warns retailers against selling unwholesome products.

In its bid to promote consumer rights, against hazardous and sub-standard products through regular public enlightenment, the Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) has warned retailers who sell unwholesome or expired goods to unsuspecting consumers to desist from such or face the wrath of the law.The General Manager of LASCOPA, Mrs. Kemi Olugbode gave the warning recently while speaking on …

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LASCOPA warns against intimidation of personnel

Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) has warned manufacturers of products, service providers and shop owners to desist from molesting, intimidating or harassing its personnel on monitoring and enforcement duties, as culprits will henceforth be made to face the full weight of the law. General Manager of the Agency, Mrs. Kemi Olugbode stated this while responding to a report on …

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LASCOPA recovers N18.9M as refund, compensation for consumers

…Resolves 87.1 Percent Complaints The Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) has recovered a total sum of N18,886,754 as refund and compensation for consumers. The money was recovered for consumers who sought the support of the Agency to get redress from infringements on their rights by retailers and traders of various consumables. According to the General Manager of the Agency, …

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LASCOPA charges retailers to avoid stocking expired goods

The Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA), has called on retailers of products, especially consumables, to always ensure proper examination of the details of various commodities in order to avoid stockpiling unwholesome or expired goods. The General Manager of the Agency, Mrs. Kemi Olugbode, who gave the warning today while speaking on the activities of LASCOPA towards ensuring food safety …

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LASCOPA ADVISES CONSUMERS NOT TAKE LAWS INTO THEIR HANDS

  The General Manager, Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) Mrs. Kemi Olugbode has advised consumers in the State not to take laws into their hands or resort to self-help against any infringement on their rights but rather contact the Agency for necessary action and redress. Mrs. Olugbode gave the advice at the mediation parley held at the Agency’s Office …

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LASCOPA INVESTIGATES SOURCE OF IMPURITY FOUND IN MALT DRINK 

Lagos State Government, through the State Consumer Protection Agency, LASCOPA, has embarked on an independent investigative exercise to the factory of the International Brewery, makers of the product that contained a suspected impurity as alleged by a consumer. Speaking during the visit to the Company, the General Manager of the Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA), Mrs. Kemi Olugbode said, …

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