Airtel to Pay a Customer N5million over Unsolicited Messages Court Ordered

Mr Anene filed a suit against Airtel on Dec 21st 2015 for unsolicited messages but it was until the 2nd of November, 2016 that the court ruled in his favor — Airtel has been ordered to pay a sum of N5 million to Mr. Emmanuel Anene.

Yesterday the Federal High Court, Maitama Fined Airtel N5 Million for violating cuatomers privacy, this is in accordance with the Consumer Code of Practice Regulations, under the Nigerian Communications Act:
I know your mind is telling you ro file a suit against them too maybe you too would a chance of getting N5 Million too but put this in mind that the court records showed that the plaintiff’s (Mr. Anene) evidence of claims was served on the defendant and led evidence in the support of same. According to the court:

“The defendant, having received complaints from the plaintiff, but continued to disturb the plaintiff from quiet enjoyment of the line.

“In every wrong there must be a remedy, to vindicate the plaintiff’s right which has been violated in the forth going circumstance by the defendant; the plaintiff shall be awarded damages based on the discretion of the court.

“Against this background putting into consideration the obvious inconviencies, discomfort and the embarrassments the plaintiff had undeniably gone through.

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