Sexual Offences Bill: Falana backs Soyinka, says bill was illegally adjusted

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Femi Falana
Femi Falana, Nigerian lawyer and human rights activist has backed Prof. Wole Soyinka’s position on the Sexual Offences Bill, noting that, the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Legal Matters illegally tampered with the bill.
Read Femi Falana’s full statement below:
Dear Professor Soyinka,
We thank you for drawing the nation’s attention to the odious provision of the Sexual Offences Bill, 2015 passed by the Senate which has criminalized the defilement of children under 11 years. Since it was among the 46 Bills hurriedly passed by the Senate of the 7th National Assembly during its valedictory session the members did not pay any …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper