The Kenya Film Classification board has issued a ban on the fresh fry cooking oil advertisement preventing it from airing during the watershed period (between 5:00 am to 10:00 pm).
According to KFCB boss Ezekiel Mutua the advert contains sexual contents which is not good for children’s consumption.
Mutua has written to Pwani Oil Limited who are the advert’s owners plus all media houses airing the same to stop with immediate effect.
‘‘We want to ask all media house with this Fresh Fry advert to pull it down as we have directed and it should after therefore air after watershed period,’’ he added.
Mutua also took issues with various radio shows which including Maina Kageni and Mwalimu Kingangi’s show in the morning on classic 105 as well as Gidi na Ghost’s show on Radio Jambo warning them against speaking sexual matters and using vulgar language on their shows.
Mutua said he will also contact Interior cabinet secretary Fred Matiang’i to have popular entertainer DJ AFRO whose contents air daily at Gikuyu televison arrested over vulgarism.
‘‘DJ Afro makes money from obscene contents that has really affected our parents and very soon we will directly involve Matiangi for his immediate arrest.’’ He stated.
Mutua was speaking in a press conference at KFCB offices.