Members of the House of Representatives on Thursday voted against a recommendation that those convicted for rape in the country should be castrated.
This was as the House at plenary, considered and adopted a motion on the rising cases of sexual violence in Nigeria.
However a recommendation by a member, Mr James Faleke that persons found guilty of rape should be castrated, was voted against by members.
Before putting the prayer to a voice vote, the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, however, asked what would happen to an older female who rapes a younger male.
The comment however generated noisy outbursts in the chambers.