Suma-Ahenkro, Nov. 26, 2023.
The Right Hon. Aban Suman Kingsford Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament has assured the Anti-LGBTQI bill pending before Parliament would be pass soon.
“We have process the bill and in consultation with some faith based organizations in the country for clarification and confirmation”.
The Speaker said the bill, if pass into law was going to reduce the cost on the nation, because the health sector can not stand the consequences.
He further assured all Ghanaians his position remains same and no body can intimidate him on the issue of the anti-LGBTQI bill.
“I’m the Speaker of Parliament, and we in Ghana says Capital No to the LGBTQI”.
Mr. Bagbin gave the assurance at the closing ceremony of Suma Royal Retreat, Crusade and Coronation’ program in Suma-Ahenkro, in the Jaman North District of the Bono region.
The Crusade and Coronation from Monday to Saturday was on the theme, “If the Son therefore shall make free, ye shall be free indeed”.
It was an annual thanksgiving event started in 2015 to thank God, seek blessing and pray for peaceful nation next year.
As part of the event, Professor Afram Brempong III, the Paramount Chief of Suma and elders installed Mr. Bagbin as “Adasuokohene” of Suma Traditional Area.
The enstoolment was to officially acknowledge the immense contribution of the speaker of Parliament against the LGBTQI.
Prof. Brempong III congratulated Mr. Bagbin (now Nana Adasuokohene) for his position to rightfully fight with all his strength and wisdom to protect and preserve the Ghanaian culture, values, customs, tradition and norms.
The well attended colourful ceremony was witnessed by the Clergy, Academia, Chiefs and Queens from the Jaman North area, the Security Agencies, faith based organizations, Parliamentarians and Regional executives of Political Parties in the Bono region and the general public.
The Speaker in July this year was presented with the Suma Adinkra Sword, an award from the Suma Traditional Council.
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