Ex-presidential spokesman, Doyin Okupe laments as son declares he’s gay

'I know it'll end in praise' -Ex-presidential spokesman, Doyin Okupe laments as son declares he's gay

Doyin Okupe and son, Bolu

A former spokesperson for ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has reacted to his son, Bolu, declaring self as a gay.

Bolu made the disclosure in a Thursday post on Instagram.

“Yes, I’m Gay AF,” he captioned a semi-clad photo of himself in rainbow-coloured shorts with a rainbow flag behind him.

Reacting in a Facebook post late Thursday evening, Okupe disclosed that he had known about his son’s sexuality for a while.

He said that Bolu, who is a 2015 graduate of the University of Manchester, UK, was influenced by his environment having lived in the country for a long time.

Sharing the photo posted by his son, Dr Okupe wrote, “The picture below is that of Mobolurin Okupe. He is my son. I gave him the name MOBA OLUWA RIN, ( I WALKED WITH GOD) because he was born at the time I gave my life to Christ.

‘I have been aware of this his new orientation for a while now.

“He knows that as a Christian and a witness for Christ (an evangelist) I am vehemently opposed to homosexuality as it runs contrary to the avowed precepts of my Christian faith.

“For me, I look beyond the surface or the physical. Here I see a major spiritual challenge ahead but I know as my God liveth, this whole saga will end up in Praise to the Almighty Jehova who I serve day and night.”

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