The Competition and Consumer Protection (CCP) Tribunal sitting in Abuja has restrained Multi-Choice Nigeria Limited from increasing tariffs on its products and services scheduled to begin on April 1.
The three-member tribunal presided over by Thomas Okosun, gave the order following an ex-parte motion moved by Festus Onifade, a legal practitioner, on behalf of himself and the Coalition of Nigeria Consumers.
Multi-Choice Nigeria Limited and the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) are 1st and 2nd respondents respectively.
The motion ex-parte filed by the applicants on March 29 was brought in line with relevant portions of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2018.
The service provider had served notice to all its subscribers that effective April first 2022, of an increase in its tariffs across all its bouquets.
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