Following the law passed against homosexuality in Nigeria, there have been a lot of heartbreaking stories of relationships falling apart and homes being destroyed.
Despite criminalizing gay acts in Nigeria, it has done nothing to reduce the rate of closet gay people in the country. A Nigerian mother of two is currently nursing her broken heart after her husband of 6 years abandoned her and walked out on their marriage.
According to a Twitter user Sherriff who shared the story, she discovered he was gay when she came home and caught him in the act with another man. She however chose to remain married to him and embrace the reality of things.
Briefly.co.za learned her gay husband however, was done being in the closet and decided to walk out of the marriage. According to the tweet, he abandoned his wife and their two kids, and left with his gay partner. See post below:
This is one among many other stories of secretly gay people in Nigeria.
Naij.com reports that meanwhile, the arrest of 57 alleged gay men in Lagos is still causing major reactions on social media. While some are in support of the arrests, other however consider this unfair.
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