- Popular musician Olamide has drawn the ire of the federal government over his latest song Wo
- The ministry of health has come out to say his song promotes smoking
- It is not known if the song will be banned
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.
Watch Harrysong tell NAIJ TV his experience working with the likes of Olamide, Kcee and Iyanya below: