Lagos Begins Publishing Names, Pictures Of Sex Offenders

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Lagos State Government has commenced the publication of details of sex offenders in the state.


It says the details, includes the name and picture of the sex offender, the nature of the offence and the duration of the sentence handed down by the court.
Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency, DSVA, Titilola Vivour Adeniyi said this during a news briefing.


Vivour Adeniyi noted that this was in line with the provisions of the Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency Law, particularly section forty-two which provides that the Agency is to periodically publish details of Sex convicts in the state.
She also said letters of advisory have been issued to local governments and traditional rulers of the communities where the convicts previously resided.


According to her, the details of sex convicts are to be published periodically on the State Government’s website, (www.lagosstate.gov.ng), the website of the Ministry of Justice ( https://lagosstatemoj.org) and the Agency’s website; ( http://www.dsvrtlagos.org).


She reiterated that the stance of government is resolute in preventing incidents of sexual and domestic abuse, while ensuring justice for all survivors.


The Executive Security noted that to report any case of domestic and sexual violence, Lagosians are to call the toll-free number, 08000333333.


See below two notices for sex offenders published by the Lagos State Government.

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