The Lagos State government has issued strong warning against people sharing the video of Chrisland school students, stating that anyone who is caught might spend 14 years in jail.
Taculia 9ja reports that, the video of the pupils who engaged in the immoral act; while on a trip to Dubai for a school sports game went trending on the internet.
Speaking concerning the viral video, Lagos state notes that its commitment is to safeguard and protect the child.
And goes on to add that, any person who engages in any visual depiction of sexually explicit conduct; is going to be liable to the custodial sentence of 14 years.
The statement in part reads“ We also use this medium to remind the general public that any person who engages in any visual depiction of sexually explicit conduct involving a child, commits an offence and is liable to custodial sentence of fourteen (14) years. This includes “producing, distributing, receiving, or possessing an image of child pornography,” the state said.
The state added; “This is to reassure members of the public of the State Government’s commitment to safety and child protection; especially in ensuring that all child-centered institutions within the state. Formulate and implement policies and systems that are compliant with the Executive Order (NO.EO/AA08 of 2016), Lagos State Safeguarding and Child Protection Program.”
In the meantime, the Lagos State Police Command has commenced probe into the matter at Chrisland, promising to ensure no miscarriage of justice.