Innjoo releases uncertified smartphone in Nigeria, gets banned by NCC

The Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, has removed the nationwide lockdown of Innjoo on Wednesday. During the course of last week, Innjoo offices, including the company’s head office in Lagos State were put under key as the Standards Organization of Nigeria, SON and NCC effected a ban on Innjoo Technology Limited.

Innjoo was alleged to be selling “non type-approved” devices in the country, attracting the heavy sanction on the Chinese business.

Somtoo.com found out that the , an Android-powered handset which has been on the shelves since May, was the main cause of the injury.

In a press statement, Innjoo acknowledged their overzealous attitude and promised to get things back to normal:

Recently, we introduced Smartphones and Tablets into Nigeria Market. We recently launched Innjoo Fire while its certification was still under application , since we were eager to provide better products to our fans. This rarely happened before and we are patiently solving this certificate issue.

Innjoo has been and always will adhere strictly to the lay down laws governing business in Nigeria. We will continue to provide cost effective products. We are also committed to bringing the latest technologies and user friendly software service to our users. whats is more , we will keep listening to our fans to meet the market demands in Nigeria.

No information was passed across on the certification of the Fire device; however, we found the handset was still listed on sale at Jumia as of this morning.

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