- Gay rights activist calls Nigerians hypocrites for celebrating openly gay CNN reporter Richard Quest
- Richard Quest is in Nigeria to talk about the aviation sector with Segun Demuren
Nigerian gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi, has slammed fellow Nigerians following the arrival of openly gay CNN reporter, Richard Quest, into the country.
According to Alimi, Nigerians gave Quest a hero’s welcome when he arrived in the country whereas he has been rejected by fellow Nigerians for being gay.
He further said the hypocritical display by Nigerians is a shame for the country, adding that he feels sorry for members of the LGBT community.
Alimi said: "So I heard Richard Quest is in Nigeria and as usual, my people are drooling over him. These are the same Nigerians that will not allow an openly gay person on their screen, or even give one a job. What is different about Richard Quest that makes his homosexuality harmless but my homosexuality as a Nigeria scary and threatening? Is it that my people think my homosexuality is in some way earth destroying but that is Richard comforting or as a people we just lack pure emotional intelligence to appreciate our own? My heart bleeds for Nigeria, it does make me cry for my LGBT brothers and sisters."
NAIJ.com gathered that Quest is in Nigeria for an interview to discuss the aviation sector with the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of EAN Aviation, Segun Demuren.
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