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I never said Akufo-Addo would be jailed if he signs anti-LGBT+ law - NPP MP clarifies

I never said Akufo-Addo would be jailed if he signs anti-LGBT+ law - NPP MP clarifies

The MP indicated in a rejoinder issued on April 2 that he only said the President wasn’t against the bill.

In the past few months, the president has refused to sign a private members bill passed by parliament because of a supposed financial obligation that comes with it.

However, there are two suits against the bill at the Supreme Court and the President of Ghana has insisted that the suits be heard before he acts on the bill.Read His Rejoinder Below.

RE: I ONLY DISMISSED CLAIMS SUGGESTING THE PRESIDENT IS AGAINST THE LGBTQ+ BILL AND HAS INTENTIONALLY DELAYED THE PROCESS.

So we the MPs based on powers given to us support the anti-LGBTQ+ bill in Parliament but the law stipulates that the bill must be assented to by the President before it becomes law.

The President supports the Anti -LGBTQ+ bill because, in our monthly meetings with him, he informed us to support the bill to be passed because it is a good law

Okere Baafi used the occasion to only dismiss claims insinuating that the President is against the bill and has intentionally delayed the process

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