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76 suspects were arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Gombe State Command in connection with a plan to host a same-sex wedding.
This was disclosed by the state Public Relations Officer, Buhari Sa’ad, at the command’s headquarters while parading the suspects.
He said, “They were arrested at Duwa Plaza along Bauchi-Gombe Expressway while holding a homosexual birthday and they had plans to hold a same-sex wedding before our men raided the scene.
“Fifty-nine males were arrested, 21 wilfully confessed to being homosexuals and 17 females present at the scene were also picked.
“They will be charged to court to answer for their crime which is on social vice; a crime in Gombe State.”