Your Anti-LGBT Utterance Can Cost The Economy – NPP MP to Alban Bagbin | Politics



The Member of Parliament for Anyaa Sowutuom, Dickson Adomako Kissi, has criticised the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, for his pronouncement on the acceptance of LGBTQI+ actions in Ghana.

In line with the MP, Alban Bagbin can have his views on LGBTQI+ however his public utterance on it must be guided due to the place he holds.

Talking on GTV Wednesday, Could 3, 2023, Adomako Kissi added that the speaker’s utterance, if care is just not taken, will jeopardise the federal government’s income mobilising efforts.

He defined the difficulty of LGBTQI is changing into extra of a “turf struggle” which could critically have an effect on Ghana’s financial system if care is just not taken.

“I fear as a result of this LGBT factor is sort of going to be extra of a proxy-type turf struggle… Within the sense that it’s not about LGBTQ or no matter it’s however the battle for independence, liberty and rightly so in one other context the freedom of those that are downtrodden.

“I fear due to the financial ties related to both being for it (LGBT) or not and that’s the place I feel that from a political-economic standpoint, we have to be very cautious how one can method this,” he stated.

“… it is rather essential that the speaker of parliament be aware that when he goes in a foreign country and he talks on behalf of Ghana, it’s not a person speaking however that place he holds. In that sense, I might plead with him… to hold out the identical dialog with totally different wording.

“He needs to be aware of the financial nature or affiliation with this new demand… even when the speaker personally has a stance when he’s exterior the shore of Ghana, his linguae must be guided by a group of people that give him the suitable wording to make use of. His oration can shut down loads of attainable funding,” he reiterated.


Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, throughout his current journey to the UK, stated that Africa is just not deterred by the veiled threats of withdrawal of investments and worldwide help and different stringent financial measures which have attended the continent’s effort at defending its tradition, values, and societal norms and to safeguard the way forward for its youth.

Talking at a gathering with the members of the British Home of Lords and the Home of Commons at Westminster in London, Bagbin stated: “Threats will not be the way in which to go. In case your neighbour or accomplice has an issue, you assist him to unravel it. Boycotts and threats don’t remedy issues: engagement and understanding do”.

The speaker additionally instructed the members of the Home of Lords and the Home of Commons that there’s nothing flawed with the anti-LGBTQI+ invoice the Parliament of Ghana is contemplating.

He added that Ghana wants legal guidelines on LGBTQI+ actions and parliament will be sure that these legal guidelines are enacted.

“There may be nothing untoward; nothing flawed with the efforts by Ghana’s Parliament to legislate on the promotion of human sexual rights and household values in Ghana, utilizing our structure as a compass,” he stated.



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