Ezekiel Mutua, the Kenya Films Classification Board CEO, has made headlines once again after reprimanding comedian Eric Omondi over a viral video.
The comedian shared the said video on 25th November. He posted it on his Instagram page as a marketing strategy.
The Kenya Films Classification Board CEO said that it is unfortunate artistes like Eric Omondi record themselves in compromising postures. Additionally, he said that him claiming to be the African President for Comedy made the situation even worse.
Ezekiel Mutua asked the comedian to respect himself and also respect the kids. Additionally, he told the comedian to ensure that he puts a disclaimer on his videos so that everyone knows only adults should watch it.
Mr Mutual reiterated that the Kenya Films Classification Board aims at protecting young children from lewd content and not the adults. Additionally, he said that they do not want to lose control.
Eric Omondi claps back
In response to Ezekiel Mutua’s sentiments, Eric Omondi said that the CEO was merely using his name to gain cheap publicity. The comedian also said that the Kenya Films Classification Board does not play any role in promoting the entertainment industry.
Eric Omondi also said that he did not understand what Ezekiel Mutua does for a living. He sarcastically invited him to Eric Omondi Studios, promising to show him what they are doing in an attempt to help young and upcoming talents.
The Kenya Films Classification Board has on several occasions reprimanded parents for not being vigilant. Mutua noted that most parents do not monitor what their children access online.
Ezekiel Mutua also commented on the vices that children are engaging in these days. He mentioned the illegal teen parties, alcohol consumption, orgies, and also drug abuse. He noted that these vices expose children and their parents to danger.
Mutua said that everyone has a collective responsibility to protect children against exposure to premature adult experiences.