LGBTQ office shut down by National Security, Police on Akufo-Addo’s orders

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has, in the midst of the raging controversy concerning the opening of an office by members of the Lesbians Gays Bisexuals Transgender Queer and Intersexed community (LGBTQI), ordered for the swift closure of same at Tesano in Accra.

According to reports, a combined team of heavily armed police accompanied by armed National Security officials in mufti trooped the alleged LGBTQI premises and ordered all operations and activities to cease with immediate effect.

All persons occupying the building were in addition also asked to vacate the premisReports has it that the closure was confirmed by Moses Foh-Amoaning ardent critic of the LGBTQ community who is the Executive Secretary of the National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values.

Earlier on, Moses Foh-Amoaning had called on the government to close down the newly opened LGBT office in Tesano.Mr Foh-Amoaning, further explaining the development, noted that his outfit, which comprises of the Christian Council and the Catholic Bishops Conference, the Muslim community as well as the traditional community would do everything in their power to fight the LGBTQI agenda in the country should President Akufo-Addo fail to heed the numerous calls to bring conclusion to the matter.

The Kwabenya Traditional Council in the GA East Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, in a related development, has threatened to burn a house at Ashongman, a community within the Kwabenya District and under the Traditional Council after the premises allegedly hosted a meeting of Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex community members.

According to the Public Relations Officer of the Traditional Council who is also the Kwabenya Musuku Manhene, Nii Mensah Dza Nyomo 1 the said house hosted the members of the group on Wednesday, noting that it had not been the first.

He lamented the occurrence as unacceptable during a press conference addressed by the Traditional Council in Accra.

 

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