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Reps consider bill seeking to ban cross-dressing in Nigeria and jail offenders for 6 months

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Reps consider bill seeking to ban cross-dressing in Nigeria and jail offenders for 6 months

Reps consider bill seeking to ban cross-dressing in Nigeria and jail offenders for 6 months

A bill to ban cross-dressing in Nigeria has been introduced by Umar Muda, a member of the House of Representatives.

On Tuesday, April 5, The bill, seeking to prohibit cross-dressing with the exemption of those using it for entertainment, was read on the floor of the House.

If the proposed law is passed, cross-dressers will be sentenced to 6 months in prison.

“A person engaging in cross-dressing is guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment of 6 months or to a fine of five hundred thousand naira,” the bill says.

The bill seeks to amend the same-sex marriage (prohibition) act of 2013 by including cross-dressing as one of the offences under the act.

Recall that same-sex couples and gay persons face 14 years in jail if convicted by a court.

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