LGBTQ office shut down by National Security, Police on Akufo-Addo’s orders

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has, in the midst of the raging controversy concerning the opening of an office by members of the Lesbians Gays Bisexuals Transgender Queer and Intersexed community (LGBTQI), ordered for the swift closure of same at Tesano in Accra.

According to reports, a combined team of heavily armed police accompanied by armed National Security officials in mufti trooped the alleged LGBTQI premises and ordered all operations and activities to cease with immediate effect.

All persons occupying the building were in addition also asked to vacate the premisReports has it that the closure was confirmed by Moses Foh-Amoaning ardent critic of the LGBTQ community who is the Executive Secretary of the National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values.

Earlier on, Moses Foh-Amoaning had called on the government to close down the newly opened LGBT office in Tesano.Mr Foh-Amoaning, further explaining the development, noted that his outfit, which comprises of the Christian Council and the Catholic Bishops Conference, the Muslim community as well as the traditional community would do everything in their power to fight the LGBTQI agenda in the country should President Akufo-Addo fail to heed the numerous calls to bring conclusion to the matter.

The Kwabenya Traditional Council in the GA East Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, in a related development, has threatened to burn a house at Ashongman, a community within the Kwabenya District and under the Traditional Council after the premises allegedly hosted a meeting of Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex community members.

According to the Public Relations Officer of the Traditional Council who is also the Kwabenya Musuku Manhene, Nii Mensah Dza Nyomo 1 the said house hosted the members of the group on Wednesday, noting that it had not been the first.

He lamented the occurrence as unacceptable during a press conference addressed by the Traditional Council in Accra.

 

Recent articles

COUNCIL OF STATE MEMBER ATIKPO BAGS ANOTHER ENERGY HONOUR

The Executive Chairman of Gulf Energy, Richard K. Atikpo has been honoured for his outstanding contributions to the Energy Sector in Ghana and His...

Press Release – StarTimes poised to serve viewers coruscated coverage of Kotoko-Heart clash

Africa’s leading pay-tv operator StarTimes is set to offer viewers the best TV coverage a Ghana Premier League Super Clash is yet to experience. Asante...

Press Release – Manchester United announces partnership with StarTimes to offer MUTV in Africa

Millions of Manchester United fans in Africa will gain access to MUTV under an agreement with StarTimes, the continent’s leading digital TV operator. StarTimes will...

Twitter unveils ‘super follow’ feature

Twitter has announced plans for a new "super follow" feature which will enable account holders to charge for exclusive additional content. This could take the...

TikTok agrees to a legal payout over facial recognition

TikTok has agreed to pay $92m (£66m) to settle a lawsuit accusing it of misusing artificial intelligence to track and store users' data. A group...

EC to Supreme Court: Dismiss Mahama’s strange election petition

The 1st Respondent in the ongoing Election Petition at Ghana’s Supreme Court, The Electoral Commission (EC) has said that the petition is a strange...

Leave a reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

X