An Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Lagos, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru has said that Nigerians face an imminent outbreak of diseases Asthma, stroke, Tuberculosis, chronic obstructive diseases, lung cancer and heart disease – that is aggravated by air pollution.
The International Agency for Cancer Research has revealed that air pollution is an official cause of many forms of cancer especially that of the lungs as statistics in 2010 also showed that over 222,000 people died of lung cancer caused by air pollution not tobacco smoking.

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