The same sex prohibition law in Nigeria is likely to be applied on one Ndukwe Uchenna Uduma, a young man in his 20’s who has been in the news lately accused of the act but always finds his way to escape the wrath of the law.
It was alleged that he was caught on Wednesday red handed in the act with his fellow male counterpart at Ohokobe, Umuahia, Abia state.
According to our source, Ndukwe was caught again having canal knowledge with his accomplice inside his bathroom.
The source further narrated that trouble broke out for Ndukwe when a neighbour who went to deliver the landlords message for urgent tenant meeting knocked severally on Ndukwe’s door but no response. As a new and friendly tenant he was to Ndukwe, he entered the room with no sight of Ndukwe but music was on.
He further narrated that he heard weird moaning and decided to peep through the door and saw both male in the act
“I screamed and ran out of the room as other tenants came in thinking someone was in danger. I told them what I saw and they rushed inside the room and demanded both of them should come out and explain what they were accused of. ” He said.
Further information has it that Ndukwe and his accomplice who gave his name as Emeka was beaten black and blue as the landlord gave him the option of vacating his house and forfeit his remaining rent or hand him over to security agents for constitutional punishment.
Ndukwe was said to have denied the act but due to the way the accuser stood his ground on what he saw, Ndukwe and Emeka was mobbed and they both confessed to the act.
Our source also affirmed that Ndukwe pleaded saying; “It is not my fault, that’s the way I feel, I don’t know why these people fail to understand it. If you continue beating me till I die will it change it? . Please forgive me and andqo save my life. See the wound all over my body. Please spare my life.”
Nearby landlords in the community who had about the commotion came to Ndukwe’s rescue by pleading with the youths who joined the other tenants to mob them for mercy but ordered him to vacate his apartment and never to be seen around that environment. They also ordered the landlord to ensure he vacates his house immediately and his accomplice who claimed to be living at Aba was warned never to be seen in the community henceforth.
Speaking to candidreporters.com about the incidence, the chairman of the landlord’s, (Ohokobe community) said ” it was an abominable act and we as landlords can’t have such person as a tenant. For the fact that the act wasn’t carried out with any of our sons, we have to let him go”.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Nigeria face legal and social challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. LGBT rights are generally infringed upon and homosexuality is illegal in Nigeria and punishable by up to 14 years of prison in the conventional court system.There is no legal protection for LGBT rights in Nigeria a largely conservative country of more than 216 million people, split between a mainly Muslim north and a largely Christian south. Very few LGBT persons are open about their sexual orientation, as violence against them is frequent. Many LGBTQ Nigerians are fleeing to countries with progressive law to seek protection.