Nigerian gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi has taken to his social media accounts to reveal that he’s about to adopt a child with his husband and he opened up about the process.
Bisi, who married Anthony Davis in 2016, revealed the thought that went into finally deciding to adopt a child.
He disclosed the conversation he had with his husband, the concerns he has about his child or children being accepted by his Nigerian family who are not so tolerant of his sexuality, and also the conversation he had with his husband’s mother.
Speaking about his husband’s mother, he explained that when they told her they were in the process of adopting a child, the woman who has two other children who do not want kids, said: ” Who would have thought that it is the gay that will give me grandchildren.”
Bisi said he is meeting his case worker this week for home inspection after he and his husband moved to a larger home in preparation for their larger family.
He added that he and his husband can’t wait to meet their “kids”.
Equally important, Bisi Alimi revealed that he has been living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) since 2004.
Bisi who is fond of partner, Anthony Davis has revealed on several occasions how he is lucky to have him in his life. Several months ago, he celebrated his partner on Instagram.
In his post, he reminded Anthony of how lucky he is to have him in his life.
Read what he wrote below:
“Big hearty cheers to this gorgeous man on his birthday.
I am very happy and equally lucky to call you my love, my partner in crime and my husband.
Of all the most amazing experiences of my life, having in my life to life.
I wish you the best of today and Coco and I will always love you”
In another post, Bisi took to Instagram to share side by side photo of himself and his husband lounging by the poolside and wrote:
‘The sun is shining, the private pool is warm, the birds are singing and the lovers are bathing. Honeymoon is going so beautifully.‘