Olamide’s latest hit song “Wo” has been scrutinized by the Federal ministry of health and has warned the public about the second-hand smoking encouraged by the music “Wo”. The ministry made this known via their twitter handle. FMH said that Wo contained a line which featured were Olamide mentions cigarettes and that contradicts Nigeria’s law on Tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. Wo’s music video is said to be promoting a dangerous habit that encourages second-hand smoking which risks include cancers, respiratory & cardiovascular diseases.
Watch Wo video here [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2u5Gbadn7o]
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 public is informed of the dangerous public health content & violation of Tobacco Ctrl Act 2015 in “Wo” by @olamide_YBNL #ClearTheAirThe content & video contains scenes that violates the ban on Tobacco Advertising, Promotion & Sponsorship provision of the act #ClearTheAirThe video promoting a dangerous habit encourages second-hand smoking. The risks include cancers, respiratory & cardiovascular diseases
Nigerians who don’t and won’t mind went to twitter to blast the ministry for warning them against the video. Read below the replies.