CCPC speaks out on forced propagandize uniform purchasing
February 19, 2015 - School Uniform
KELLY NJOMBO – Lusaka
THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has voiced regard on a continued trend by schools to force relatives to buy uniforms from training institutions only.
CCPC open family officer Hanford Chaaba pronounced a elect has continued to accept complaints from a open on a practice.
Mr Chaaba pronounced in a matter availed to a Daily Mail on Tuesday, that a elect is warning such schools who have taken a law on themselves to rivet in astray trade practices that feat consumers.
“CCPC is intensely disturbed by a continued trend by training institutions that are in a robe of forcing relatives or guardians to buy uniforms usually from them. We are actively questioning such issues and we will follow them accordingly.”
“It has come to a courtesy that some schools have continued contracting propagandize places to shopping of a uniforms during a same school, a conditions that is astray and opposite a law as it boundary consumer choices,” he said.
Mr Chaaba pronounced a poise by some schools is uncalled for, and is tantamount to astray trade practices.
He urged a open to news to a elect institutions concerned in a practice.
Mr Chaaba, however, appealed to a perpetrators to immediately terminate from such vices.
He pronounced such practices are frustrating Government’s efforts to yield affordable preparation as it is able of causing an acceleration on uniform prices and revoke consumer choice.
“What creates a unhappy reading is a fact that this trend is being perpetrated by propagandize authorities, who should be custodians of a law, holding advantage of consumer’s unfortunate situations to rivet in tying consumer choice,” he said.
Mr Chaaba pronounced a elect is of a perspective that schools usually need to yield ubiquitous customary of what type, shade and colour of uniforms that are compulsory to safeguard that pupils heed to a discipline of a school.