“If you’re a gay man in Nigeria marry a woman” — Gay man advises

A gay man has advised his fellow gay men in Nigeria to get married to women as coverup due to the condemnation they face in Nigeria.


A Nigerian gay man has advised fellow gay men to get married to women as coverup because of the condemnation they face in Nigeria.

This post that was shared on social media on his Twitter account, @chimeeadioha and has since faced backlash for this.

This is coming as a reaction to Toyin Lawani post on Nigerian gay men who get married to unsuspecting women and still cheat with other men.


The young man opined that the only way to escape homophobia in Nigeria is for gay men to do all they can to survive.

In his words;

“Please, if you’re a homosexual man in Nigeria & you have the capacity & ability to marry a woman, please marry. Navigating an intense homophobic society where heterosexuality is forced upon you requires anything you can do to survive this oppression you can’t control.”

See the post below:

However, many Netizens have strongly condemned his actions and refuted his advise.

See some reactions below:

@sophiaposh wrote: “You’re a very wicked man, I hope she cheats on you severally and births twin boys as a result of her infidelity”

@phychem111 said: “This is unfair to the unsuspecting woman who have sexual expectations from her spouse. Make this kind man no near any of my people o”

@KingTaiwo_ asked: “How does marrying a woman fix this?”

@LupinIkenga commented: “This is pure wickedness and I don’t wish this on any woman”

@exoticmadam advised: “Under the agreement that she knows you are homosexual and she is okay with the marriage”

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