Senior Ghana Politician Vows To Resign If The Question Of Legalising Homosexuality Is Raised In Parliament, Citing “Christian Ideals”



“Ghana’s Speaker of Parliament Aaron Mike Oquaye says he will resign if lawmakers introduce a bill to legalise homosexuality in Ghana.

“If anybody should bring such a thing to parliament and I have to preside over that I will rather resign than subscribe to this delusion,” Mr Oquaye told Metro TV’s Good Evening Ghana current affairs programme on Thursday.

There are currently no plans to introduce such a bill but gay activists having been asking MPs to consider it.

UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, recently urged Commonwealth nations including Ghana to overhaul “outdated” anti-gay laws and said the UK “deeply regrets” its role in the legacy of violence and discrimination.

Watch Mr Oquaye’s full interview:”

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