[+Video] “We shall vote against you If you do not criminalize LGBTQI+ in Ghana” – Church of Pentecost warns government
The Church of Pentecost has stated its stance on the criminalization of LGBTQI+ in Ghana and has warned to vote against the government if the Bill is not passed.
According to the Church of Pentecost, they are poised and ready to see to the passing of the Bill that criminalizes the activities of LGBTQI+ in Ghana and will leave no stone unturned in their quest.
Addressing the media, Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Eric Nyamkeye said the church will vote against the current government and any other government that fails to criminalize the activities of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex etc in Ghana.
“We are going to call people to come out on the street and we are going to warn any government that if you vote against this Bill, we will vote you out. This is about the future of the nation.” he said.
Apostle Eric Nyamekye stated that the stance of the church should not be misinterpreted as a political one. However, they are convinced that the passing of the Bill against LGBTQI+ will inure to the benefit of the entire nation.
For the records, the church of Pentecost is the biggest non-Catholic church in Ghana. It has thousands of branches scattered across the country with some abroad and can boast of millions of members. Therefore, the church believes they have the numbers to decide the political fortune or misfortune of any party thus the Bill needs to be passed.
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