- A group affiliated to the NDC is chiding President Akufo over the gay comments he made recently
- The group is therefore asking President Akufo Addo to take the initiative to marry Bawumia to show leadership by example
- The group known as ‘Crusaders’ is also calling on the President retract his ‘infamous’ gay comments
A youth group affiliate to the National Democratic Congress (NDC), is chiding President Akufo Addo for some comments he made concerning gay rights in an interview with Aljazeera recently.
The group known as ‘Crusaders’ and based in the Upper East Region is angry with the President’s stance on homosexuality in Ghana.
In the said interview with Aljazeera, President Akufo Addo stated that legalization of homosexuality in Ghana is bound to happen if public opinion for its legalizations grows stronger.
The President added however that legalization of homosexuality seems not to be much of concern to Ghanaians currently given the fact that it has not brought about any national debate yet.
But the President’s comments did not go down well with the NDC group who believe that the President has shown interest in endorsing and legalizing homosexuality in Ghana.
At a press conference held at the NDC’s office complex in the Bolgatanga East Constituency, the group urged the President to initiate the same-sex union with his Vice President, Dr. Bawumia, in a way show leadership by example.
One of the group’s activists, Evans Dinko, is of the view that the President should consider the legalization starting from the Flagstaff House.
“He said it was bound to happen. He has intentionally said that if there is a pressure group [pushing for it], he would consider it.”
“He should consider it. But we want to advise that the consideration should come from the Flagstaff House first. He should marry Bawumia first as a pilot project,” Evans Dinko said according to a report by pulse.com.
Evans lamented that given the health implications homosexuality brings about, the President must do well to retract his gay statement.
The group further warned that if Akufo Addo should go ahead with legalizing homosexuality in Ghana, he would not be forgiven by God because the bible and Quran find that detestable.
His family and government would also suffer Allah’s wrath, the NDC group warned.
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