Bisi Alimi took to his Twitter page to reveal that he used to be a homophobic pastor.
Bisi Alimi (born Ademola Iyandade Ojo Kazeem 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.
“Will you believe if I tell you I used to be a very homophobic pastor back in the day. So I have been on that journey.”
Will you believe if I tell you I used to be a very homophobic pastor back in the day. So I have been on that journey. https://t.co/Z6tE3NxtcN
Alimi was born in the Mushin district of Lagos to father Raski Ipadeola Balogun Alimi (a Nigerian police officer) and Mother Idiatu Alake Alimi (a university clerk). Alimi was raised in Lagos, where he attended primary and secondary school. He was the third in a family of five children from his mother, and sixth from a family of ten children from his father. He later changed his name to Adebisi Alimi.