The Chairman of The Pentecost Church of Ghana, Apostle Eric Nyamekye has warn parliamentarians in the Ghanaian August house to desist from voting against the Anti LGBTQI+ Bill or incur the wrath of the Church and its members.
According to the Apostle, any member of Parliament who votes against the Bill will be removed from parliament in the next election.
Speaking to the press , he positioned that “We are going to cause our people to come on the streets. We are going to warn any government that if you vote against this Bill , we will vote you out and that’s it”
“There is no room for neutrality . Its not political. What I am saying is not political. Its about the future of the nation. Anyone who wants to destroy this nation, we will not allow you to rule us” he added
The Church of Pentecost, whose Chairman, Apostle Eric Nyamekye as well as Apostle Dr. Aaron Ami-Narh, President of the Apostolic Church, Ghana, were part of a delegation that gathered 15,000 signatures to express strong support for the Anti-LGBTQ+ bill.
The memorandum was presented to Parliament’s Committee for Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.
About 20 members of Parliament have initiated processes to have a law passed to criminalize LGBTQ+ activities and advocacy and also jail LGBTQ+ people, their sympathizers, and funders.