Gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi has shared the heartbreaking result he received after he conducted a deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) test. The 47 year old who recently celebrated his sixth year anniversary took to his Instagram story to share his DNA result.
According to the result Alimi is seventy-five percent Nigerian, twenty-five percent Benin and Togo. He noted that the painful aspect of the result is that his ancestors were traced to a sugar plantation in Haiti
Alimi further questioned why he would only be seventy-five percent Nigerian and asked who he offended
He wrote; “Did my DNA and came back 75% Nigeria and 25% Benin/Togo. The painful part is, they traced my ancestors to the sugar plantation in Haiti”.
“I actually think that the most painful part is being 75% Nigerian becos who i offend? How will i tell future generations i put this pain on them”.
Bisi Alimi celebrates 6th wedding anniversary
Kemi Filiani news recalls that Bisi Alimi shared his opinion about marriage on his sixth wedding anniversary with his husband, Anthony Davis.
Alimi, 47, took to his Instagram stories to share a series of pictures from his wedding to his spouse, six years ago while sharing his opinion about marrige. He also noted that he never really thought he would marry a man; without mincing words, the public speaker also thanked his creator for giving him the opportunity to leave his motherland to be his authentic self.
According to Alimi, marriage is not an easy thing, its a full-time work and not for the faint-hearted because it can make one lose his or her mind.
Bisi Alimi reveals no amount of prayer can cure HIV
Kemi Filani news reported that Alimi gained international attention when he became the first Nigerian to come out on television to reveal that he has HIV.
Bisi Alimi shares his story
Alimi also took to his Instagram page where he shared his ‘HIV and Me’ story. He wrote,
“Eighteen years ago, at the National AIDS conference in Abuja and with nudging from friends, I walked into a testing booth for the first time. I walked out with HIV positive test result.
“Two years before then, I had just lost my best friend to AIDS, and he was around 26yrs. I have been living with HIV since I was 29, this year I clocked 47. Between 2004-2009, I kept quiet about my HIV status cos of shame and stigma.
“Then I realised, HIV doesn’t kill, it is stigma, the shame and the discrimination that does. Here is to 18yrs of positivity and many more years to come. Please get tested today.”
Bisi Alimi advises people living with HIV
In a new development, Alimi who has been living good advised those living with the virus to live a happy life by thinking positively, exercising and taking their medications regularly.
He also urged people living with the virus not to listen to naysayers.
Bisi Alimi’s Instagram story
“If you are HIV+, no amount of prayers and fasting will cure you. Take your medication, exercise, think positively and live a happy life. There is no healing in faith.
“Your viral load will only come down if you adhere and not by how days you pray or fast.
“If your viral load is taking long to come down, talk to your healthcare provider about it and be very honest about the lifestyle choices you have.
“Don’t mind the idiots laughing cos you are positive; at least you know. Many of them hide under their clothes, their greatest shame. Turn their stigma into your crown of glory”.