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Popular United Kingdom-based
Nigerian gay and LGBT rights activist, Bisi Alimi, has married his British
lover, Anthony.

The two lovers, who have been
dating for some years, got married on Saturday in England.

Alimi, who expressed his excitement
on social media, said,  “In the presence
of friends and family from around the world, Anthony and I will say ‘I Do’. But
we remember places in the world where love is (a) crime.”

The rights activist posted the
message on his Twitter handle on Saturday, displaying a picture of him and

“Congratulations to @bisialimi, gay
rights activist, public speaker, blog writer & HIV/LGBT advocate, on his
marriage to Anthony! #LoveWins,” one Kevin Maxwell wrote in reply to Alimi’s

Prior to the wedding, Alimi had
also shared pictures of his ‘Bachelors’ party’ on social media.

“When your wife has arrived for
your wedding, then you know the party is about to start. Bring it on,” he wrote
on his Facebook post on Friday.

In Nigeria, a law against same-sex
relationship/marriage stipulates a 14-year jail term for offenders.

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