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I have no intention of promoting tobacco – Olamide Clears the Air on his “Wo” Video



I have no intention to promote tobacco - Olamide Clears the Air on his "Wo" Video - BellaNaijaRapper Olamide has addressed the controversy surrounding the video for his hit song “Wo.”

The Federal Ministry of Health had in a tweet accused the rapper of promoting tobacco use in the country, violating the 2015 Tobacco Control Act.

Olamide on Tuesday said he had no intention of promoting the use of tobacco. He tweeted:

No intentions of promoting tobacco to get people killed, I love my people, I love my country, one love , one Nigeria #ClearTheAir??Oya Wo !

The Federal Ministry of Health replied the tweet, thanking him for replying. They said:

Thank you rapper Olamide for your response. We respect this heart for the health of the people and your fans. Responsibility! #ClearTheAir

1 Comment

  1. Mohammad

    August 24, 2017 at 7:26 am

    Erm? A tweet back and it’s all rosy? Not even an attempt to reassure by promising to reissue a new video with the offending scenes edited out? No wonder the regulations in Naija are a joke!

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