Saturday, July 18, 2009

Ogogoro banned in Nigeria

After a lengthy deliberation process. A bill of law prohibiting the processing,possession, transportation and consumption of ogogoro (locally made dry gin) has been passed into law by the Benue House of Assembly in Nigeria.

The bill states those who sell ogogoro will be liable to a fine of N50,000 or a year in prison. People caught drinking ogogoro will be fined N20,000 or six months in prison for the first offence and a year in prison without fine for repeat offenders.


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