Forced or compulsory labour

All forms of forced labour imposed are prohibited but there are exceptions. Any compulsory labour may be permitted under the following circumstances:

  1. If any labour is required as a punishment of the sentence of a court, one cannot plead right against forced labour
  2. Any labour expected of members of the Nigerian armed forces or the Nigerian Police Force in pursuance of their duties cannot be categorizes as force labour
  • If a person has conscientious objection to service in the armed forces, a person must serve in other labour required in that circumstance