Women Arise in Africa a non-governmental organization hearted in Kenya, on Wednesday applauded the Federal Government for its response to the nude video by Jogodo crooner, Augustine Kelechi, aka Tekno, describing it as timely.
The NGO joined their voice with other concerned organizations and individuals calling on the Nigerian government to ensure that the matter wasn’t treated with kids gloves “because other African countries and decent people in the world are carefully watching how Nigeria will handle this dangerous infraction.”
However, the controversial video, greeted the audience with four women dancing half unclad in a moving van around the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge in Lagos with Tekno throwing money perceived to be dollars at them.
The WAA, is an NGO which mission and goal is to protecte and advance the female gender in a statement by its President, Linda Magrego and Secretary, Bona Stephen, applauded the manner the government reacted to the offensive video.
The WAA said, “We commend the Director General of National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe, and the Nigerian government for standing up in defence of the Nigerian culture and respect for the dignity of the women and girl child.
“We are happy with the forthrightness of the government and we, in Women Arise Africa, so join to endorse the clampdown. We plead that the Nigerian government should ensure that the case does not end like others. Other African countries and decent people in the world are carefully watching how Nigeria would handle this dangerous infraction of true African culture and women affairs in general.
“The seeming growth of slavish entertainment offering heavily to corrupt the souls of young female persons and also paint women as slaves to mundane and unacceptable recreation must be stopped by all legal process before it becomes a monster.
“We are not unmindful of the negative impact of this trend if the Nigerian government allows it to fester. The prompt response and interventions by relevant agencies in Nigeria resonate with us and all good loving people of Africa who pride in the age-long culture of honour and dignity to women and the girl child.”