Saturday, 27 August 2016

"I Would Have Committed Suicide If I Didn’t Leave Nigeria" – Miss Sahhara

Top model and activist, Miss Sahhara, (Clifford Oche) has revealed that moving to the United Kingdom saved her from committing suicide.

The Idoma-born, Benue State lass said she was tired of being bullied and harassed in Nigeria, hence, her decision to move to the UK.

In a podcast interview, the Trans right activist said that it was not true that she suddenly decided to be a woman overnight.

She said, “Being a woman and living in your true gender is not a lifestyle. There was no time of epiphany; it’s like someone asking you when you decided to be male or female, am sure your answer will be, since you were born. So I have always known that I am female, my brain has always been female”

On why she decided to leave Nigeria, the ex-Benue Varsity student said “Moving to the United Kingdom was my redemption, it was either staying in Nigeria, continue being bullied, harassed, beaten up, and succeed in killing myself, or moving away to a more open minded society to leave my dreams to my fullest potentials, so I took the latter”

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