Sunday, 20 August 2017

Olamide's New Hit "Wo" To Be Banned As Ministry Of Health Moves Against It


Olamide’s song Wo may be the latest Nigerian hit song but in the eyes of the federal government and ministry of health, it is a danger to the public.


Taking to its Twitter account, the ministry revealed that Wo which featured a line were Olamide mentions cigarettes contravenes Nigeria’s laws on Tobacco advertising, promotion & sponsorship.

According to them, the video promotes a dangerous habit that encourages second-hand smoking.

The risks from this include cancers, respiratory & cardiovascular diseases.

Their Tweets Below:

The public is informed of the dangerous public health content & violation of 🇳🇬 Tobacco Ctrl Act 2015 in "Wo" by @olamide_YBNL 
The content & video contains scenes that violates the ban on Tobacco Advertising, Promotion & Sponsorship provision of the act 
The video promoting a dangerous habit encourages second-hand smoking. The risks include cancers, respiratory & cardiovascular diseases

Nigerians who are obviously unhappy about the ministry’s position made their thoughts known


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