Homosexuality: Government is not starting any process to legalize it - Communications Director

Homosexuality: Government is not starting any process to legalize it - Communications Director

Communications Director at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, has refuted claims that government of Ghana will soon legalize homosexuality.

Mr. Eugene Arhin has advised Ghanaians to desist from making speculations about issues like this and always verify the source of any information they receive.

He therefore called to disregard any circulation on social media to the effect that the Nana Addo led administration has initiated processes to legalize same sex relationship.

Eugene Arhin, Communications Director at the Jubilee House

Homosexuality: Government is not starting any process to legalize it - Communications Director

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‘’All official releases from the Communications Directorate at the Presidency are put on the official letterhead, and can be found on website of the Presidency, i.e. www.presidency.gov.gh,” Mr. Arhin said.

“No statement has been issued by Government to “initiate process of legalizing same sex marriage in Ghana. Please disregard any story to that effect.’’

The issue of homosexuality has become an important social discussion in the past months. The debate was further sparked when the British Prime Minister, Theresa May said Britain would help Ghana and other African countries accept homosexuality at the meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of State.

Several prominent Ghanaians including politicians and the clergy have added their voice to the debate. Days ago, the head of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Professor Opoku Onyinah said that it was disrespectful for the British Prime Minister to say that she will help Ghana legalize homosexuality.

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