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Suspend implementation of Samoa agreement, delegates tell FG

The Home of Representatives on Tuesday referred to as on the federal authorities to droop implementation of the Samoa Settlement over its alleged lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and transgender clause.

This comes because the legislative chamber has instructed its Nationwide Planning Fee to look at the settlement and report again inside 4 weeks in order that additional legislative motion could be taken.

The Home decision was a follow-up to a movement of pressing public curiosity tabled by Minority Chief Aliyu Madaki and 87 others through the plenary session within the Inexperienced Chamber on Tuesday.

The Samoa Settlement is the overarching authorized framework for the European Union's relations with 79 nations. This consists of 48 African, 16 Caribbean and 15 Pacific nations.

Final week, a nationwide newspaper (not The RexGists) claimed in its editorial that the settlement contained a clause to legalize same-sex relationships in Nigeria.

The federal authorities denied the allegation, saying Nigeria “has current legal guidelines towards same-sex relationships.” The federal government additionally threatened authorized motion towards the media home.

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Dirisu Yakubu

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