Bisi Alimi reacts to the arrest of 57 homosexuals in Lagos, claims they are victims of poverty

Over the weekend, the Lagos state police command arrested 57 suspected homosexuals who were allegedly being initaited into the act of homosexuality. The 57 suspects were paraded before newsmen yesterday, August 27.

However, Nigerian gayrights activist, Bisi Alimi, has reacted to the arrest, stating that the idea of a gay initiation party is nothing but lack of responsibilities from the part of the police and government adding that those arrested are just victims of poverty

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People have parties in Lagos everyday. Sometimes the parties have more men than women and sometimes more women than men.

The idea that there is a “gay party” or a “gay initiation party” is nothing but lack or responsibilities from the part of our police and government.

Those innocent people are a victim of their poverty. Whether they are gay or not is not the issue, the issue is, they are poor and they will pay the highest price for being poor in a country that celebrate stolen wealth.

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