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It’s Shameful Same Sex Marriage Is Illegal In Nigeria – #SexForGrades Journalist, Kiki

Kiki Mordi, the journalist who featured prominently in the 2019 BBC Africa’s #SexForGrades investigative report on sex scandal rocking universities in West Africa, has advocated for same sex marriage in Nigeria.

Kiki, as she is popularly called, said it is a shame that same sex marriage is still illegal in Nigeria.

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Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, signed the anti-same sex bill into law in 2014, banning all forms of gay associations or marriage.

The law places a 14-year jail term for any offender.

However, taking to her Twitter page, Kiki who came to limelight following the documentary released a few months ago, stated that Nigeria is on the wrong side of history for banning same-sex marriages.

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“It’s almost 2020 & same sex marriage is still illegal in Nigeria. Like two people (of the same sex) can love themselves and want to build a family for themselves just like you & I but can’t because it’s illegal for them,” she said.

“A damn shame! We’re already on the wrong side of history.”

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