LAGOS, Nigeria — A post-graduate student at the University of Lagos in Nigeria claims he has made a scientific “breakthrough” by proving that homosexuality and same-sex marriage are wrong.
Chibuihem Amalaha, who has won awards in his country for reporting on energy science, says he used a magnet experiment to prove through science that homosexuality is “improper.”
Amalaha bases his “ground breaking” discovery on experiments that showed the north and south poles of two magnets are attracted to each other, while the same poles repel each other.
He concludes that this discovery proves that “man cannot attract another man because they are the same, and a woman should not attract a woman because they are the same.”
In his words, “That is how I used physics to prove gay marriage wrong.”
Amalaha says, “In recent time I found that gay marriage, which is homosexuality and lesbianism, is eating deep into the fabric of our human nature all over the world and this was why nations of Sodom and Gomora were destroyed by God because they were into gay practice. That is, a man marrying another man and a woman marrying another woman.”
“God gave me the wisdom to use science as a scientist to prove gay marriage wrong,” he says.
Amalaha’s work has been commended by the University of Lagos and on the Nigerian website This Day — where his findings have been reported as fact.
Article continues belowBut the South African LGBT website Mamba Online called it simply, “absurd.
“The uncritical and uninformed article is likely to add to the ignorance and prejudice surrounding homosexuality in Nigeria,” says Mamba Online. “Current legislation punishes homosexual acts with up to 14 years’ imprisonment, or death by stoning in northern regions of the country.”
Amahala says that he hopes to one day win a Nobel prize for his discovery.