- The Chief Imam's spokesperson has condemned homosexuality in a recent interview
- He said Ghanaians should reject the practice with all their might
- His comments come in the wake of President Nana Akuffo Addo's comments in an interview on Aljazeera
Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, Ghana's National Chief Imam, has joined in on the homosexuality debate and urged Ghanaians to reject the practice with all their strength.
According to the National Chief Imam's spokesperson, Sheikh Aremiyaw, the Islamic faith frowns upon homosexuality and therefore the practice cannot have a place in Ghanaian society.
Speaking on Accra FM, Sheikh Aremiyaw stated that Ghanaian society has doctrines and values, and that Ghanaians must reject homosexuality with all the strength they possess.
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He went on to express that although whatever pressure - if any - being put on the president cannot be confirmed, Ghanaian leaders should remain consistent in their decisions concerning such matters.
"They must know that, we are Africans and that we have a culture to protect. Homosexuality should be ban absolutely in our community. We don’t want to change our decision on same sex marriages. He described it as a deviation from the divine plan of God and direction," said Sheikh Aremiyaw Shaibu.
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These comments come in the wake of President Nana Akuffo Addo's interview with Aljazeera news, where he said that he believed homosexuality is bound to happen in Ghana. The president nevertheless said that although it's a matter that needs dealing with, it is not on the current agenda.
“This is something that we need even deal with’. It’s not, so far, a matter which is on the agenda.” said the President.
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