Osinbajo Reiterates FG’s Commitment To Reduce Tobacco Consumption

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has re-iterated Federal Government’s Commitment to the reduction of tobacco use among citizens particularly exposure of under age children to smoking.

A press statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Laolu Akande says Vice President Osinbajo, while receiving leaders of anti-tobacco non-governmental organization groups in the Country, lamented inadequate information about the dangers of smoking which has made it difficult to convince many to quit the Dangerous habit.

While lamenting tobacco product “proliferation” in the Country, the Vice President noted that government will be exploring strategies on how to reduce tobacco consumption, stressing that the presidency will give the support needed to ensure tobacco control Laws and Policies are effectively implemented in Nigeria.

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