FELA DUROTOYE, STELLA DAMASUS & ATOM LIM SIGN ONLINE PETITION TO ENCOURAGE HONORABLE HEALTH MINISTER, PROF. ONYEBUCHI CHUKWU IN HIS COMMITMENT TO PASS COMPREHENSIVE TOBACCO CONTROL LEGISLATURE IN NIGERIA.
Tobacco Control (TC) Celebrity Cause Champions, Fela Durotoye, Stella Damasus and Atom Lim lent their voice to the Tobacco Control (TC) cause by appending their signature to the ongoing petition addressed to the Hon. Minister of Health, Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu and encouraging him in his commitment and quest to pass a comprehensive Tobacco Control Bill in Nigeria.
The CCCs have shared their signing of the petition on their social media platforms and encourage other citizens to do the same. The campaign canvassing for Nigerians to sign the petition is ongoing and continues throughout the month of November 2013 as we advocate for more citizens to append their name to this worthy cause NOW! The petition can be signed on http://tobaccoctrl.ng/petition-to-the-health-minister/.
The Tobacco Control Nigeria is a policy change and public health campaign project using Social Media to advance tobacco control and support the passage of a comprehensive domestic Tobacco Control (TC) law compliant with the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), to which Nigeria is a signatory. Thus, the petition seeks to collate signatures of Nigerians across the country seeking follow-up actiono to public utterances made in May & July 2013 both by the President, Goodluck Ebere Jonathan and the Hon. Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu on making Nigeria smoke-free and reducing the smoking prevalence in the country.
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