African president assures church leaders he’ll never redefine marriage

The leader of Ghana since the January last year, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo addressed a major meeting of evangelicals in the capital, Accra.

He was quoted by the Ghana News Agency as saying: “Let me assure you that this government has no plans to change the law on same sex marriage.


“We have no authority and we will not seek any authority to do so.”

Mr Akufo-Addo was responding to a plea made by the Moderator of the Global Evangelical Church, which claims 135,000 congregants across Ghana.

He spoke at the Church’s 2018 synod, a meeting of its governing body. It followed the theme of “effective discipleship – the cross and our commitment”.

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