OVER 6,000 XXX MOVIE SEIZED IN JOS

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OVER 6,000 XXX MOVIE SEIZED IN JOS
OVER 6,000 XXX MOVIE SEIZED IN JOS

Yesterday it was reported that The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFCVB) has confiscated OVER 6,000 XXX MOVIE SEIZED IN JOS North and South Local Government Areas of Plateau.

Mr. Paul Ailewon, the Zonal Coordinator of the board in the North Central, told newsmen on Thursday in Jos that the exercise would be a continuous one.

The authorization was given to the board under his leadership to make sure that only videos approved by the board would be released to the public said Ailewon.

“The film board should approve only those videos that will teach moral values, especially, among children. “ We have seized more than 6,000 pornographic movies at Terminus Market in Jos North and Bukuru Market in Jos South Local Government Areas, this year.

we are working hand in hand with religious and traditional leader to succeed at this task and we urge film producers and marketers should abide by to this guidelines,

“We see them as partners that will be able to inculcate in their followers, the ills of exposing their children to movies and videos that have strong language, violence and obscene scenes, “he said. The zonal coordinator said that media literacy campaigns had been carried out in 20 schools across five local government areas of the state, in partnership with members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

He listed the council areas to include, Jos North, Jos South, Bassa, Bokkos, and Barkin Ladi. “The campaign was to educate school age children on film classification, incorporate them as our ambassadors in sending messages to the public and teach them how to be safe online, “he said. NFVCB, North Central Zone, inaugurated the NYSC members as media ambassadors for its campaign at the community levels in Plateau in February 2016.

After various outreach to camps, Corps members showed interest in the program. In march, The North Central Zone hosted an International conference on film classification in jos which was themed Leveraging  on Institutional Collaboration/Models For Improved Standards and Social Inclusion in an Open Society.

Soutrce:Vanguard

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