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Nigerian gay rights activist, Edafe Okporo, proposes to lover


Edafe Okporo, fiance

US-based Nigerian gay rights activist, Edafe Okporo, and his lover, Nick Giglio, are engaged.

Edafe shared the news on his Instagram page.

See his post below:

Edafe was born in Egbo Uhurie, Ughelli South Local government, Warri, Delta State, Nigeria.

He migrated to the United States in 2016 as an asylum seeker and now a refugee of the United States, residing in New York.

Edafe is a global gay rights activist and the executive director of the RDJ Refugee Shelter in Harlem.

The shelter helps refugees transition to life in America.

Edafe is the author of the forthcoming book ASYLUM, a Memoir & Manifesto by Simon and Schuster and founder of The Pont.

The activist graduated from Enugu State University with a major in Food Science and Technology and now a Master’s degree student at New York University School of business in Human Resource Management Development.