Smoking ban in public places in Lagos is a positive step forward by the Lagos State government. I am more intrigued by the fact that we are talking about the effect smoking to our health in the first place rather than fine that is associated with the ban. Enforcement of any law is a whole different issue in my dear country as it is always applied differently depending on who you are/know.
I am hopeful though as Fashola has successfully dealt with some social issues in the state – clearing Oshodi market area is a huge success in my book to mention one. It seems to me that Fashola is a forward thinking governor who cares about the the general public and our health, so hopefully many more states in the country will emulate this initiative and work together to create healthier nation.
Any positive initiative is very welcome as…
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