President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has lastly introduced that same-sex marriages in Ghana won’t ever be legalized under his presidency.
President Akufo-Addo made the comment on the St. Micheal and All Angels Cathedral in Asante Mampong throughout the set up of the Second Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Ghana.
“I’ve stated it earlier than, and let me stress it once more, that it will not be under the Presidency of Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo that same-sex marriage will be legal,” he stated.
Over the previous few weeks, the controversy of whether or not Lesbians, Homosexual, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI) rights must be legalized or not has been trending.
The police on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 morning closed down the lately opened workplace of an LGBTQI group in Accra, Ghana.
The safety operatives raided the workplace after the proprietor of the ability, Dr. Asenso Gyamfi, made a criticism about suspicious actions occurring within the condominium.
The Christian Council of Ghana has additionally acknowledged that its stand towards the latest LGBTQ+ actions within the nation is supported by the Bible and values held excessive by Ghanaians.
The Council talked about that homosexuality must be condemned from the Bible’s perspective within the sense that, the institution of marriage within the bible is to create an avenue for childbearing, and subsequently, homosexuality is a redefinition of the household system apart from what God meant when He created humankind.
The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, additionally urged the Authorities to think about the speedy evaluation of the nation’s legal guidelines to criminalize homosexuality.
That is nonetheless not the primary time President Akufo-Addo is publicly declaring his stance on the controversial topic.
In 2018, the President gave the primary of his indication that he won’t ever amend the legal guidelines of the nation to permit for same-sex marriage.
For him, such consideration was by no means on his authorities agenda.
He made the declaration at an identical church ceremony throughout the synod of the World Evangelical Church in Accra.
It adopted an interview the President granted with the international information community, Al-Jazeera on Ghana’s place on homosexuality.