The battle is finally over after Tina Fierce's show, Sqoop on Sqoop getting temporally suspended from airing on the Urban Television by UCC, making Sheila Gashumba and God's Plan jubilate their win over Cyberbullying.
Vision Group decided to give the show a 'season break' adding that it will be back soon. However, this move has been said to have been influenced by UCC..
Sheila Gashumba and God's plan recently protested against Urban TV sqoop on sqoop program through their hashtag #StopCyberBullying. First the show went for an unprepared for break citing re- strategizing. However, UCC in a statement today had not only banned the program nut the entire station for the same reasons.
"Accordingly, the Commission initiated investigations in accordance with sections 5(1)(b), (x) and (j), 31 and 45 of the Uganda Communications Act 2013. To facilitate the investigations, Urban TV was asked to submit a written representation in response to the complaints, and to submit recordings of the programme for the period May 1 – 20, 2020.
Urban TV was also to provide proof of certification and registration of the producer and the host of the programme, in accordance with sections 5 and 27 of the Press and Journalist Act, Cap. 105." part of UCC statement read.
UCC SUSPENDS URBAN TV PROGRAMME -After several viewers complained about its content that was deemed offensive and scandalous. https://t.co/1uTmXjulmK— UCC (@UCC_Official) July 2, 2020
This implies that Sheila Gashumba and boyfriend had right cause of campaign and have saved several other victims who had ignored the program amd station