The Church of Pentecost has sent its most grounded alert at this point to government with respect to the enactment against the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer and their connected exercises (LGBTQ+) in Ghana.
Public Chairman of the Church, Apostle Eric Nyamekye, says his outfit will remove any ideological group that stands against the entry of the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill.
“We will make individuals go onto the road, and we will caution any administration that in the event that you vote against this bill, we will remove you, that is it. There’s no space for lack of bias,” he told writers.
Messenger Nyamekye was essential for around 30 top priests who introduced an update to the House’s Committee of Constitution of Legal Affairs on Wednesday on the side of the bill.
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As Parliament approaches resumption on October 26, issues around the dubious bill have recaptured steam.
In its present status, the bill looks to condemn the exercises of LGBTQI+ just as people and associations that promoter or advance the action in the country.
The 36-page Private Member’s Bill accommodates appropriate human sexual rights and Ghanaian family esteems, prohibit LGBTQI+ and related exercises, purposeful publicity of, backing for or advancement of LGBTTQI+ and related exercises.
Nonetheless, a series of memoranda have been introduced to the Committee contrary to the enactment.
People behind these notices looking for a withdrawal of the bill completely incorporate famous legal counselor Mr Akoto Ampaw; creator, researcher and previous Director of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, Prof. Emerita Takyiwaa Manuh; a correspondence and media master, Prof. Kwame Karikari; the Dean of the University of Ghana (Legon) School of Law, Prof. Raymond Atuguba, and the Dean of the University of Ghana School of Information and Communication Studies, Prof. Audrey Gadzekpo.
The Director of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Professor Dzodzi Tsikata; the Executive Director of the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), Professor H. Kwasi Prempeh, and a previous Executive Director of CDD-Ghana, Prof. Kofi Gyimah-Boadi, are likewise individuals from the gathering.
Large numbers of them say the bill is in reverse and suggests state-supported viciousness against people who recognize as LQBTQ+.
This, as per them, is an attack against essential common freedoms.
Be that as it may, the Christian pastors are of an alternate view.
Addressing writers at the Parliament House on October 7, Apostle Eric Nyamekye clarified that the Church will do all that could be within reach to guarantee that the bill is passed on the grounds that “it’s with regards to the eventual fate of the country.”
“What I’m saying isn’t political… Anyone who needs to annihilate this country, we won’t permit you to run us,” he added.
The Clergymen additionally demand that further dragging the bill will permit many individuals to address it, subsequently postponing the section of the bill into law.
The bill endorses the advancement and backing exercises coordinated at kids.
In this manner, any individual who utilizes the media and other electronic channels to create, secure, market, broadcast, distribute or disperse materials or data straightforwardly or in a roundabout way guided at kids with the expectation to inspire the premium of kids in the movement could confront a prison term of at least six years and not over 10 years.Become a Sponsor