A Christian cleric in Osun State, Apostle Lawrence Bamilaw, has appealed to governments at all levels to see to regulation of ‘inappropriate contents’ on some private television channels as a means of tackling moral decadence among youths.
Specifically, Bamilaw urged President Muhammadu Buhari to formulate necessary policies that monitor and regulate the kind of musical videos that television stations and cable channels in the country broadcast.
The cleric, who is the convener of the Osun 24Hours Marathon Praise, gave this charge at a press conference heralding the 2019 edition of the event holding on Friday in Osogbo, Osun State.
According to him, the level of moral decadence among youths had become a source of serious concern and that some musical videos, programmes and songs being featured on these channels and broadcast media organisations were further making youths to be immoral.
He then challenged government agencies saddled with regulatory responsibilities to prevent the DStv and other media platforms from misguiding the youths and children.
The cleric explained that youths were being exposed to obscene content in the media, particularly on the DStv.
Bamilaw also condemned a reality programme on DStv, the Big Brother Naija show, saying the manner adults behaved on it was too corrupt and there was a need to check it.