Benue Community Bans Married Women From Wearing Trousers, Mini-Skirts And See-Through Dresses


Efekwo, a community in Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State has reportedly banned married women from wearing trousers, mini-skirts and other see-through-dresses.

According to a Facebook user who shared the news on the platform, the community has initiated a law forbidding women from wearing trousers and mini-skirts.

The Facebook user with the username James Anyebe wrote; “The supreme council has initiated a law forbidding married women from wearing Trousers and Mini-skirts in EFEKWO.”

The news elicited mixed reactions.

Replying to the post, a Facebook user, Akor John wrote; “Hope the initiators of this law you guys are celebrating understand what fundamental human rights are? The Constitution of Nigeria reign supreme if there are contradictions. I don’t celebrate what will not last. This is my candid shot.”

Another Facebook user, John O Adoyi wrote; “Is a good development. However, the Council would have allow their consciences to guide and judge them. “Personal opinion”.

Lending his opinion, Adoyi Gideon wrote; “Even in sharia law immorality & extra marital affairs still abound. Trousers, shorts, mini-wares ,wrappers, sexy-dress & corporate/native outfits has nothing wrong on their own. if used with all sense of decency & modesty either privately or publicly according to functions with reverence to God’s law and unlawful seduction . _Personal Opinion.”

A Facebook user, MC Prime wrote; “Backwardness.

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