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Risks Of Using Mobile Phones. (MUST READ)

jumia.com.ng The Minister of Communications Technology, (Omobola Johnson) cautioned the public on the risks of  the use of mobile phones.


The Minister of Communications Technology was represented by Ngozi Ogujiofor, a Deputy Director in the ministry, she gave the advice while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria after the inauguration of Etisalat Experience Centre.

She spoke on one of the most dangerous devices of communications was the mobile phones, and they could affect health and cause damages to the body.



She said:
“Radiation from phones can cause problems, and this is why we are advising the public not to bring phones close to their body or use in the rain.
“The most dangerous and important element in the communications sector is mobile phones, because of the health and other related risks they bring,’’

She also advised telephone companies and operators to carry out sensitization programmes to enlighten Nigerians on the risks of using mobile phones.

She also said radioactive elements in the mobile phone might affect the body and cause cancer and other health challenges and also that the radio waves produced by mobile phones could interfere with important electrical equipment, such as telecom masts, monitors, hospitals equipments and electrical systems on airplanes.

She said that was the reason the ministry made it mandatory for operators to install their masts five kilometres away from residential areas.




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