Lagos Begins Publication Of Details Of Sex Offenders

Lagos Begins Publication Of Details Of Sex Offenders
  • PublishedMarch 10, 2022

In his quest to curb the menace of domestic and sexual violence in Lagos, the State government has begun the publication of details of sex offenders in the state.

Speaking to newsmen, the Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA), Mrs Titilola Vivour Adeniyi during a press conference at the agency’s office, said, name and picture of sex offender, the nature of the offence as well as the duration of the sentence handed down by the court shall henceforth be made public.

Mrs Vivour Adeniyi noted that this was in line with the provisions of the Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency Law, particularly section 42 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.

This measure is one amongst many deployed by the state government to end the culture of impunity and also serve as a deterrence to other sex offenders.

As further provided in the law, the details of sex convicts are to be published periodically on the State Government’s website, (, the website of the Ministry of Justice ( and the Agency’s website; (

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