In a recent competition organized by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson and the daily free United Kingdom newspaper The Metro, Agu Irukwu a controversial anti-gay pastor who heads up Jesus House, flagship church of the biggest black denomination in the UK has been voted Britain’s Most Inspirational Black Person.
Agu Irukwu is a long-time opponent of gay equality. He opposes civil partnerships and the fostering of children by same-sex couples.
On July 13, 2006 he signed a letter to Daily Telegraph suggesting that gay people are not equal to heterosexuals and opposed laws to protect lesbians and gay men against discrimination.
Irukwu denounced such laws as ‘Christianophobia’”