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Olamide Is At Risk Of One-Year Jail Term And A Fine For His Hit Song ‘WO’

written by NigezieTv 21/08/2017
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The Nigerian ministry of health has informed the public that rapper, Olamide’s latest single, ‘WO‘ has violated the 2015 tobacco act, warning that the video had “dangerous public health content”.

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According to their post on twitter which reads:

“The public is informed of the dangerous public health content & violation of 🇳🇬 Tobacco Control 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.”

According to the 2015 Tobacco Control Act, it is prohibited to promote or advertise tobacco or tobacco products except between a manufacturer, retailer and consenting persons above 18 years of age.

“No person shall promote or advertise tobacco or tobacco products in any form,” it reads.

“No person shall engage or participate in any tobacco advertising, promotion or sponsorship as a media or event organizer, celebrity or other participant.”

According to the 2015 law, anyone who violates the law faces the risk of a fine and jail term of not more than one year.

“Person that produces or publishes advertising, promotion or sponsorship content and shall attract a fine of not less than N3,000,000 and a term of imprisonment of not more than one year.”

 

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