Sixty-six percent of Nigerians have unprotected sex with persons who are not their regular partners or spouses, snubbing the use of condoms, a new survey reveals.
The survey conducted by NOIpolls in partnership with the National Agency for the Control of AIDS and AIDS Healthcare Foundation, revealed that only 34 percent of Nigerians actually use the protective rubber during sexual intercourse, while 83 percent think that they ought to use condoms.
Executive Director of NOIpolls, Chike Nwangwu, said despite the low usage, 92 percent have heard about condoms and know about its use.
This is despite the fact that 82% of Nigerians polled stated that it is very easy to purchase a condom in their locality.
The result reveals that 34% of Nigerians who don’t use condom stated that it is against their religion.
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