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.
See their tweets below:
Meanwhile some Nigerians who are obviously unhappy about the ministry’s position made their thoughts known. See their comments below:
It is not known if the song will be taken off the airwaves as a result of this. Olamide is yet to respond to this new development.