Against all odds, a lesbian has asked for her partner’s hand in marriage in Benin City, Edo State.
Indeed, love is a beautiful thing regardless of the obstacles, Nigeria is an anti-homosexual nation; however, in recent weeks, lovers of same-sex gender have been exuding their innermost emotions. A lot of young adults are fast becoming unapologetic of their sexuality.
Several homosexuals have come out of the closet to rebel against the cultural norm and tradition of the country.
Joining the budding LGBT society in Nigeria; a lesbian-identified as Love Nkem Ginika took to Facebook to profess her undying love to another lady. Unperturbed by the backlash from her friends and family on the social media spectrum; Madam Ginika wrote, “everlasting devotion, loyalty, respect and unconditional love for a lifetime.”
Watch the video of their engagement below.
Here is the lengthy love note she composed on Facebook.
“I can’t promise you that dark clouds will never hover over our lives or that the future will bring us many rainbows.
I can’t promise you that tomorrow will be perfect or that life will be easy but I can promise you my everlasting devotion, my loyalty, my respect and my unconditional love for a lifetime.
Further, I can promise you that I will always be here for you, to listen and to hold your hand, and I will do my best to make you happy and make you feel loved.
I can promise you that I will see you through the crisis and pray with you, dream with you, build with you and always cheers you on and encourage you.
I can promise that I will willingly be your protector, your advisor, your counsellor, your friend, your family and your everything…
Thanks for loving me my crown”