Bisi Alimi – I’m Going into Politics to Liberate Nigerians
Bisi Alimi recently declared his intention to enter into politics in Nigeria, and this afternoon he has repeated the same. He says he does not intend to join politics to enrich himself, but liberate Nigerians. The gay activist, who ofcus know it’s 14 years behind bar here if found guilty of taking it from the back, insists he will be joining politics and has promised the real CHANGE. His words…
It’s been a year since I made my first return trip back to Nigeria after 8. I wrote this piece (See below) on Facebook a year ago, the only thing that has changed has been the harsh economic situations over 80% of Nigerians found themselves now.
The poor has become poorer. The indifference of the political class is of concern and the religious organisations are abandoning their responsibility to the poor while they enrich themselves. This is the reason I will be going into politics because, you don’t pray change into being, you forced it into being. This won’t be change like before. No it won’t be business as usual. This will be change driven by the audacity to hope