A 21-year-old gay boy, identified as Usman Abubakar who is a houseboy, has been arrested by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), for allegedly sodomising 10 minors in Sokoto, according to Vanguard.
According to the Zonal Commander of NAPTIP in Sokoto, Mr Hassan Tahir, the suspect confessed to sodomising 10 minors who are believed to be the children of the suspect’s master.
Tahir that the offence occurred at Rungumi area in Sokoto South Local Government of Sokoto state and the suspect who is from Kebbi would soon be arraign before the Court.
Abubakar, speaking to newsmen, disclosed that he was initiated into homosexuality at the age of five by one Malam Muntari of the same area.
“I used to go to his house to beg for food and he used that opportunity to sexually exploit me,” he said.
Abubakar, who was remorseful, however, begged for mercy, saying he would continue to beg for God’s forgiveness. He promised never to go back to the abominable act, saying
“I will just look for money to get married and have my own family.”