We cannot turn this country into a satanic one – Chieftaincy Minister rallies support from Chief Imam

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04/19/2021

The Chieftaincy and Religious Minister, Ebenezer Kojo Kum has asked for support from leaders of the Muslim community as measures are being put in place to prevent the practice of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) in the country. Mr Kum made this appeal when he paid a courtesy call on the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu on Monday to formally introduce himself as the newly appointed Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Minister. Addressing Sheikh Sharubutu and his advisors, the Minister said the LGBTQ+ activities does not only go contrary to the teaching of Islam but also the moral fibre of the country. The Ahanta West legislator said dialogue about the issue should not be relaxed but must be undertaken conclusively to ensure that a sustainable outcome that will define the stance of Ghana on the matter. “There has been some few issues that have exercised the minds of Ghana in the past few weeks, one of them has to do with this LGBTQ issues. I know that the Islamic community issue a communique. My office was served with that [communique].

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