Tekno In Trouble With Lagos Govt Over Public Display Of Strippers In Advert Truck


Nigerian singer and dancer, Augustine Miles Kelechi, better known as Tekno, may land two years jail term alongside 4 others for publicly displaying semi-nude women dancing in a transparent truck in traffic around the Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge in Lagos.

The scene had caused a stir for motorists and road commuters, when a transparent truck convey some ‘strippers’ were seen dancing provocatively on Friday and Tekno spraying money on them, hitting them inappropriately — In what was later discovered to be a music video.

However, according to Section 136 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015, any person who commits any act of gross indecency with another person in public commits an offence and liable to a conviction to three years imprisonment.

Section 134(a) states further that an indecent act in a public place makes both parties engaging in the act liable to imprisonment for two years.

Read Also: Tekno Responsible For Conveying Unclad Girls In A Transparent Truck In Lekki — Tunde Ednut

The Lagos State Signage and Advertising Agency had earlier announced the suspension of the advertising agency, owner of truck was used in shooting the video.

The Chief Executive Officer of the agency, Mobolaji Sanusi, said the suspension of Provision Media System Limited would take effect after investigation has been completed.

He said, “The Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency has suspended, pending final investigation, the practising licence of an advertising firm, Provision Media System Limited, over indecent advertisement around the Lekki/Ikoyi toll gate.”

“We wish to state, without equivocation, that no outdoor mobile advert truck within the jurisdiction of our dear state is licensed to display such crass immorality of the calibre that the owner(s) of this unregistered truck exhibited on our roads over the weekend,” the agency said.


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