According to the Delta State Police Command, its officers intercepted a male cross-dresser on his way to a gay marriage ceremony in the state, causing the event to be disrupted.
Bright Edafe, the command’s Public Relations Officer, announced this on Tuesday via Facebook.
Sharing videos from the same-sex marriage, the post partly read, “On the 27th of August, 2023 at about 2100hrs, operatives of the divisional patrol team attached to Ekpan Division intercepted a male cross-dresser who claimed to be an actor; upon interrogation, he confessed that he is a member of a certain gay club and that he was on his way to join his fellow members for a gay marriage ceremony.
“Acting on intelligence gathered, the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Aliyu Shaba, raided Teebolus Hotel off Refinery Road Ekpan Warri where some suspected gay members were reportedly holding a gay marriage ceremony.
“As the operatives arrived at the said hotel, the gay members immediately took to flight, scampering in different directions. The policemen chased and arrested a total number of sixty-seven suspects both male and female for allegedly conducting and attending a same-sex wedding ceremony between Daniel Pius ‘m’(the groom) aged 22yrs old and Maxwell Ohwonohwo ‘m’ (bride) aged 20yrs.”