Singer, Olamide’s new song ‘Wo!’ may be the latest hit song in Nigeria at the moment, but In the eyes of the Federal Ministry Of Health, it is a danger to the public.
The ministry revealed on its Twitter account 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 announcement on Twitter reads:
—The public is informed of the dangerous public health content & violation of ?? Tobacco Ctrl Act 2015 in “Wo” by @olamide_YBNL #ClearTheAir
—The content & video contains scenes that violates the ban on Tobacco Advertising, Promotion & Sponsorship provision of the act #ClearTheAir
—The video promoting a dangerous habit encourages second-hand smoking. The risks include cancers, respiratory & cardiovascular diseases