UK Parliament invites MPs in Ghana over anti-LGBTQ bill

UK Parliament invites MPs in Ghana over anti-LGBTQ bill.

The UK’s Parliament has extended an invitation to MP’s in Ghana to a meeting over the pending anti-gay bill.

Members of the Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Ghana’s parliament will be honoring the invitation.

Kwame Anyimadu, who chairs the committe revealed that the were going to discuss the bill and also, issues relating to the death penalty.

UK Parliament invited the Members of Parliament (MP) in Ghana to a meeting over the anti-LGBTQ bill and related issues.

They invited the Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Ghana’s Parliament to a meeting over the anti-LGBTQ bill. Chair of the committee, Mr. Kwame Anyimadu revealed this.

He also revealed issues relating to death penalty sentence in Ghana were also on the discussion board.

In an exclusive interview with TV3, he said that the MPs will fly out of Kotoka International Airport (KIA) on Sunday, June 12 and arrive at the meeting on Monday, June 13.

“One is Ghana’s death penalty. You’ll see that if you’re guilty of murder, you must be hanged, although to the best of my knowledge, no president has ever signed a document authorizing someone to be hanged.

Even if they are sentenced to prison and then go to denounce prison, the prison remains. Now, there is a case to be made, and it is being made by one of our Members of Parliament, Honourable Francis Sosu, MP for Madina, that we should remove this from our statute books.

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“It’s one of the issues we’ll have to deal with.” We must meet with Ghana Mission, among other things, and then tackle the LGBTQ issue.

I’m really intrigued in that because we have a law in our static books from our colonial masters that says that unnatural canal knowledge is a crime, yet they happen to pass the LGBTQ, and they are against it.

We’re trying to have a measure passed that goes against the. What route did they take to get there? I’m curious to learn more.

“The Speaker received the invitation and referred it to the Committee. This critical meeting will be attended by four members of the committee, including myself and the ranking member.

We leave on Sunday; we were scheduled to go today, but due to airline arrangements, we’ll leave on Sunday, so we’ll walk into the conference on Monday morning and be done by Wednesday,” he remarked on Saturday, June 11.

The contentious anti-LGBTQ bill has polarized Ghanaian opinion. While some, notably religious and traditional groups, are in favor of the bill and optimistic that it will succeed, others fear that it will enrage the world community.

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