Gay conference will not happen in Ghana-Gov’t declares

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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. 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. reports the Association as intimating that the conference will be the first Pan African International Conference in West Africa.


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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