Olamide’s Song Wo is dangerous to the Public – Ministry Of Health says while Nigerians react

​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 #ClearTheAir pic.twitter.com/oVlUI976yJ

— Health Ministry NGR (@Fmohnigeria) August 18, 2017

The content & video contains scenes that violates the ban on Tobacco Advertising, Promotion & Sponsorship provision of the act #ClearTheAir

— Health Ministry NGR (@Fmohnigeria) August 18, 2017

The video promoting a dangerous habit encourages second-hand smoking. The risks include cancers, respiratory & cardiovascular diseases

— Health Ministry NGR (@Fmohnigeria) August 18, 2017

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

See their comments below:

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