- There are reports government is considering plans to legalize homosexuality
- Reports from New Statesman claims the presidency is about to release a statement to this effect
Has cited a report by the New Statesman newspaper claiming the presidency is currently considering a trigger of plans to legalize homosexuality in the country.
The newspaper claimed on its online portal that the head of communications at the presidency, Eugene Arhim, is about issuing a press statement in this stead.
"This website has gotten a press release signed by the Director of Communications at the Jubilee House, Mr. Eugene Arhin stating that the President hasn't been a human rights advocate all his life is determined to once again make another emphatic human rights push for the legalization of same-sex through a series of processes and finally being passed by the Parliament of Ghana," excerpts of the online newspaper revealed.
YEN.com.gh cannot confirm the truth of this report but it also raises questions about ongoing developments in the presidency regarding whether or not the government will be legalizing homosexuality.
So far, the minister of information, Mustapha Hamid has stated that government has no interest in even raising the issue of homosexuality for discussion but according to the report by the New Statesman newspaper, "the president would appreciate if public discussions would be directed at the positive side of guaranteeing the rights of individuals no matter their sexual preferences and orientations. "
Reacting to this news, the head of communications, Eugene Arhin, says Ghanaians would have to disregard this report. According to Eugene Arhin, government and the president has no intention of doing any such thing.
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