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Anti-gay law: Religious, political groups angry at US

15 January 2014, 09:48

Lagos – Religious bodies and political organisations in the country in reacting to the condemnation of the  anti-same sex bill signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan, Monday, said that the country will not be turned into a modern day Sodom and Gomorrah because of human rights, reports Vanguard

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, the umbrella association of all Northern socio-political organisations, Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF; Ndigbo Cultural Society of Nigeria, NCSN; Adada Media Forum, ADF; Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI; condemned the US attack on Nigeria over the same sex marriage law.

The umbrella body of Christians in the country, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, also said the US government cannot dictate to us to leave our moral, and accept their own immoral ways of life.

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, under the leadership of Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar  had urged Muslims to pray fervently against what it described as conspiracies to legalize gay marriage and under-age marriage in the country.

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