NGO, board partner against smoking in movies- NGO, NFVCB partner on smoking in children movies.News Agency of Nigeria


By Collins Yakubu-Hammer

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Smoke-Free Nollywood  and the National Film and Video Censors Board(NFVCB) have  launched a digital media campaign to discourage smoking scenes in home movies watched by  children.

The Creative Director, Smoke Free Nollywood, Ms. Esther Aghotor, announced this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.

According to her, a visual Public Service Announcement (PSA) on the harmful effects smoking in movies has on children, was jointly released on social media platforms by the two organisations on Tuesday.

Aghotor explained that the PSA advocacy video titled “Children are watching” was endorsed by the Federal Ministries of Health, Information and Culture as well as other stakeholders.

“Today, the #SmokeFreeNollywood  campaign  and the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) launched a public service announcement (PSA) on smoking in  films watched by children.

“The PSA video titled “Children are…

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