• Oyo state House of Assembly bans public smoking

    Oyo state House of Assembly bans public smoking

    Oyo State House of Assembly on Thursday passed a bill placing a ban on smoking in public places in the state.

    The “Bill to Regulate Smoking in Public Places and for Connected Purposes’’ also provides three to six months imprisonment or fine of between N15, 000 and N50, 000 for violators.

    The bill was sponsored by Mr Segun Ajanaku and Mr Segun Olaleye, representing Ibadan South-West II and Ibadan North II constituencies, respectively.

    The assembly said that the bill was necessary for regulating […]