Recently, Agubom Kindsley, mounting film director and producer popularly known as Kurious K has taken a step to fight against teenage pregnancy by organizing a champion world crusade, which the title of the his first new movies called ,”Shallow Mirage.”.
According to Kurious K speech at the opening of the movies, which hold at the National Arts Theatre, Lagos, saying that our society are facing a lot of problem over the issue of teenage pregnancy, while he call for quick notice.
The Director said: “A lot of teenagers drop out of school due to unwanted pregnancy. Many girls who die in the process of child birth are mostly unmarried teenagers. Most teenagers lack information about possible ways of protection during sex, and sex education which have eventually lured them into contacting various diseases. Because of these problems, most of the teenagers find it difficult to actualize their big dreams in life. We have come to create awareness about the dangers of promiscuity and also to suggest some possible solutions to the problems. We are going to take the campaign to secondary schools, churches, cinemas among others,”
Kurious K explained that theatre is a basic tool for social renovation, while he decided to use movies as tools to create awareness on possible activities that can entice teenagers to say no to unwanted pregnancy.
However, Kurious K stated that, “I want to raise funds to support some of our female teenagers who are victims of teenage pregnancy. We need to educate them on pre-marital sex and how to avoid them. I and my crew members intend to mass produce the movie and distribute it free of charge to students in all the secondary schools in Lagos State.”
He also urged the Government to set up an organization that will encourage teenagers over unwanted pregnancy.