I can’t support Minority and Bagbin’s call on Akufo-Addo to sign anti-lgbtqi bill when it is in court – Kpebu

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Private legal practitioner Martin Kpebu has said that he does not support the pressure that was mounted on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo by the Minority and Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin to sign the anti-gay bill when the matter had been sent to court.

Kpebu explained that per the laws of Ghana, when a matter is before the court, no one is allowed to act in ways that render that cease useless.

On Thursday, March 21, the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame, refuted claims that he has received an interlocutory injunction in the case brought forth by Member of Parliament for South Dayi, Rockson-Nelson Etse K. Dafeamekpor.

Mr Dame clarified that he has not been served with any legal documents pertaining to such court proceedings.

Parliament on Wednesday, March 20 halted the vetting process for the nomination of Ministers and Deputy Ministers of State by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo following an interlocutory injunction filed at the Supreme Court by MP Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor.

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