Anti-Gay Law Fallout: Canadian Government Cancels Nigerian President Jonathan’s State Visit

Date 2014-01-19

Category Gist & Gossip

President Goodluck Jonathan

By Mpmania, Nigeria

A state visit being planned by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to Canada for February has been canceled by the Canadian Government.
The cancelation happened in the same week it was revealed the President secretly signed a controversial law banning gays, lesbians, and se.xual minorities in Nigeria.
Sources in Abuja told Mpmania that the Nigerian Ambassador to Canada, Ojo Madueke, was told to inform President Jonathan that the state visit to Canada scheduled for February 13 and 14th 2014 has now been canceled.


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