President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has rejected plans by the LGBT Community to hold their conference in Ghana, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Cynthia Morrison has announced.
The Minister made the announcement in an interview on CTV on Tuesday March 10, 2020.
“It is a no, government won’t allow it to happen in Ghana’’ the Minister said during the interview with respect to the event.
BestNewsGH.com reports the Minister as saying “As we speak today a lot of international conferences have been cancelled. We should have been at the UN General Assembly which starts today but it has been cancelled. All international engagements and conferences have also been cancelled. I am a Christian likewise the President. The president has said no to the gay conference. Gay conference has nothing to do with the Ministry, it has nothing to do with the government.’’
The Pan African International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association set the nation in a state of argument and tension when it announced it was having its 5th regional conference in Ghana from the 27th through to 31st of July 2020.
BestNewsGH.com reports the Association as intimating that the conference will be the first Pan African International Conference in West Africa.