Methodist bishop defends President Akuffo Addo's comment on gay legalization in Ghana

Methodist bishop defends President Akuffo Addo's comment on gay legalization in Ghana

- Bishop Bosomtwe says President will never legalize homosexuality

- Says the President didn't mean what he said on Aljazeera

- He's asked people not to take the President's comments as a sign that he supports homosexuality

Bishop Stephen Ayensu Bosomtwe, Superintendent Minister of the Methodist Church of Ghana, Dzorwulu Congregation, said President Nana Akuffo Addo's comment that homosexuality is bound to be legalized in Ghana were not said in earnest.

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Methodist bishop defends President Akuffo Addo's comment on gay legalization in Ghana

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According to Bishop Ayensu Bosomtwe, President Nana Akuffo Addo has no intention whatsoever to legalize homosexuality in Ghana, and that he [Akuffo Addo] didn't mean what he said during the interview on Aljazeera.

Speaking on Kumasi based Nhyira FM, the ruling party sympathizer stated that he knows the President, and that there's no way he would legalize homosexuality in Ghana. He also pointed out that President Akuffo Addo's comments were made from a legal standpoint.

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The President is a renowned lawyer and he stated his position based on the law," said the Methodist Bishop.

Bishop Ayensu Bosmtwe said that people shouldn't take the President's comments as a sign of him being pro-homosexuality, and that knowing the president, he [Akuffo Addo] would not support homosexuality.

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President Akuffo Addo's comments have sparked a storm of words from all across Ghanaian society. Rev. Dr. Kwabena Opuni, General Secretary of the Christian Council, has been very vocal in expressing his discontent regarding the issue.

Maybe I didn’t hear him well, so somebody should come and explain to us exactly the policy direction of this government as far as same sex marriage is concerned,” he's insisted.

See the President full interview on Aljazeera below:

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READ ALSO: Late President Mills's response to legalizing homosexuality

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