The Anti-LGBTQ Bill seems to be gaining more Momentum in the country as some Leaders from different churches issue a Memo to Parliament against the bill which is still under consideration by the legislative body.
This comes after a memorandum from 15 renowned legal, academicians, and activists challenged the legislation that seeks to fully criminalize LGBTQI activities in Ghana. The Memo was signed by Professor Kofi Gyimah-Boadi, Dr. Rose Kutin-Mensah, Professor H. Kwasi Prempeh, Professor Audrey Gadzekpo, Professor Kwame KariKari, Akoto Ampaw, and Professor Raymond Atuguba.
Hitherto this, about 15,000 signatures were also gathered by some leaders of the Christian churches led by Apostle Eric Nyamekye, Chairman for the Church of Pentecost, and Dr. Aaron Ami-Narh, President of the Apostolic Church of Ghana. The said Memo was presented today to Parliament’s Committee for Constitutional, Legal, and Parliamentary Affairs on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.
Meanwhile, the Christian Council and Office of the National Chief Imam have already declared their support for the bill.