Kebbi State College of Science and Technology in Jega expel 4 female students for engaging in lesbianism.
The provost of Kebbi State College of Science and Technology in Jega, Alhaji Aminu confirmed the expulsion notice, saying the female students were caught red-handed in the act of lesbianism by the school’s security personnel and cleaners.
The provost of the institution who further revealed that the two of the female students are from Kotangora in Niger State while two others are from Kebbi and Sokoto respectively, said the school had to expel them after they were found guilty of practicing lesbianism by the disciplinary committee set up by the school authority.
Alhaji Aminu Dakingari also claimed that the female students resorted to threatening his life, after being expelled.
“The students confessed to the committee that they committed the crime and we just have to expel them from the school”, he said.
“They resorted to threatening my life through text messages but the security agents were able to rescue me from them,” he added.
In the states of Gombe, Jigawa, Kebbi, Sokoto, Yobe, Zamfara, and Bauchi, a person who commits the offence of lesbianism “shall be punished with caning which may extend to fifty lashes”. Additionally, any persons convicted of committing lesbianism face imprisonment lasting up to six months, except for in Bauchi, where imprisonment may last up to five years, according to Sharia Implementation in Northern Nigeria 1999-2006: A Sourcebook, authored by Philip Ostien.