If Nigerian Govt Arrests Me, I’ll Continue In Prison – Aisha Yesufu

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Aisha Yesufu, a human rights activist of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement, has unveiled that she had no interest in defending her personality before anybody.

She made this public on Sunday in a sequence of tweets on her Twitter page where she talked about calls from certain quarters for her to defend herself against censure of being a gay rights activist.

The human right activist, in her submission made it clear that her religion forbids such practices but that doesn’t mean others need permission from her to live their lives the way they want it.

She wrote: A journalist asked me to defend myself against allegations that I was a gay rights activist & I said me, Aisha Yesufu defend myself before anyone? If I am gay I would not need anyone’s permission to live my life and if Nigerian govt arrests me I will continue in prison. Nonsense!

The way you have no business with my sexuality is the way I have no business with your sexuality. I grew up seeing same sex marriage & at 46 it is none of my freaking business what you get up to!

“My religion forbids it on me & not on you. You have your religion I have my religion”

“You think I care that they have a 10-minute video production by some unknown Islamic channel saying I am gay rights activist sponsored by west? It is their personal business. Gay people and others have equally called me homophobic, it is their personal business also. I am me!”