The residents of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, have condemned the increasing rate of homosexuality in the state recently.
The people of the states stated that it is now becoming rampant and needs to be check to make sure it doesn’t become is norm in the society.
Homosexual persons now take advantage of underage children in Maiduguri.
According to Mr. Bashir Shuwa, a resident of 707 quarters in Maiduguri (As seen on Vanguard), he said that homosexuality is now common in the town.
He added that these bad homosexual individuals who are so influential in the society now take advantage of children, forcing them into the acts.
What is even more worrisome is that they get away very easily with the crime because of how powerful they are in Maiduguri.
“Recent events in Maiduguri have brought to the fore some disturbing trends that is afflicting several neighbourhoods, who helplessly watch their wards being lured into anal s*x. He said (as seen on Vanguard).
“This unpleasant tendency should not be allowed to remain unchecked if we want to live in a decent and tolerable society, where standard ethical norms are being obeyed by all. He added.
Hajiya Salamatu Abdulkadir said that the way cases of homosexuality is been overlooked is really worrisome.
“The victims of the abuse are being subjected to mockery, while the perpetrators walk with pride and haughtiness as they continue with their unimpeded misdemeanour. She said.
Another resident of Maiduguri, Mubarak Pate, said that it is embarrassing that highly respected members of the society engage young male children in anal s*x. Noting that many elite in the society were being accused of committing the crime.
“Even in countries where Sodomy has been legalised, they descend heavily against those who do it to minors or under aged children.
“We should ensure that all those with such dirty habits are punished for their crimes.
“Accordingly, they should not be placed in positions of responsibility so as not to make their criminal activities look attractive to innocent people,’’ he said.
A resident of 1,000 Housing Estate in Maiduguri said that the evil act is even more in his area and it was being overlooked.
Confirming the ugly incident, Abdullahi Ibrahim, the Borno State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said that it is true that homosexuality is the becoming rampant in Maiduguri.
He added that the NSCDC two weeks ago arrested a man in Maiduguri who burnt his son’s anus because he was engaging in homosexual act.
“The command discovered that the youth between eight years and 13 years old were being lured by their partners. He said
“We, therefore, urged parents to ensure proper upbringing of their children and wards to checking the trend of homosexuality in our society,” Abdullahi added.