Nigerian pop artiste, Augustine Kelechi, popularly known as Tekno, has issued a statement in regards to a video that went viral displaying some half-naked girls dancing in an outdoor mobile truck at the Lekki Toll Gate on Friday night.
Tekno was seen dancing with the semi-clad women on Friday, spraying them with money and hitting them in the buttocks sparking pivotal denouncement by members of the public
However, In the statement, the singer and producer apologized to Lagosians and the general public giving reasons for what happened. He said they were shooting a music video and there was a shortage of vehicles when they had to move locations.
The Lagos State Signage and Advertising Agency (LASAA) announced the suspension of the advertising agency whose display truck was used in shooting the video. The act is said to be against the Criminal Law of Lagos, Section 136 2015 which states that 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. And Section 134(a) of the same law states that any indecent act in a public place makes both parties engaging in the act liable to imprisonment for two years.
Oh! So this was part of Tekno’s video shoot? pic.twitter.com/eUyyHwz1iC
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