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LGBTQ activist, Bisi Alimi wants to own a ‘gay club’ in Mushin

Nigerian Gay activist, Bisi Alimi has announced his plan of owning a gay club in Nigeria. 

Alimi disclosed this on his Instastories on Tuesday, when he shared a photo of gay club in Mushin, a traditional Lagos community. 

“One day soon, there will be a club named “GAY Lagos” and I would own it and it will be in Mushin. One day very soon.” 

Bisi Alimi is a Nigerian gay rights activist, public speaker, blog writer and HIV/LGBT advocate who gained international attention when he became the first Nigerian to come out on television. 

On 11 April 2007 he was forced to flee Nigeria following threats to his life. He was granted asylum in 2008 by the UK, where he has been resident since. 

On 8 December 2014 he was conferred with British citizenship. From 2007 to 2011, Alimi worked as African MSM Project Co-ordinator at Naz Project London. 

Alimi is currently the Executive Director of Bisi Alimi Foundation and a co-founder and director of Rainbow Intersection, as well as co-founder of The Kaleidoscope Trust for which he served as Director for Africa from 2012 to 2013. 

He has been a visiting lecturer at Freie Universitat Berlin and Humboldt University of Berlin.

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