Stop being emotional about anti-gay bill – Afenyo-Markin to MPs

The Majority Leader, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has voiced concerns over the emotional tone surrounding the discussions on the anti-gay bill in Ghana’s Parliament. According to him, some of his colleague MPs become emotional during deliberations on the bill. The Effutu lawmaker previously proposed a replacement of a minimum two-month imprisonment sentence with a minimum of one month…

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I only want to serve as a legislator not as a Minister – Afenyo-Markin

Alexander Afenyo-Markin, the Majority Leader of Parliament and Member of Parliament for Efuttu has expressed his preference for legislative work over ministerial duties. In an interview with Bernard Avle on Citi TV’s ‘Point of View’ on Monday, Afenyo-Markin stated that his passion lies in parliamentary work, and he has always preferred being a parliamentarian to serving as…

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Anti-gay bill questionable, won’t stand the test in court – Afenyo-Markin

Majority Leader Alexander Afenyo-Markin has expressed concerns about the constitutionality of the proposed Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values, popularly known as the anti-LGBTQ+ bill currently under consideration by Parliament. He believes it has significant legal flaws and would not withstand scrutiny in court. Afenyo-Markin previously advocated for adjustments to the bill, arguing…

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Thank you for your wise counsel; you took me as your son – Afenyo-Markin tells Speaker Bagbin

The newly-appointed Majority Leader in Parliament Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has thanked the Speaker of Parliament for the guidance he gave him over the years. Mr Afenyo-Markin said that the speaker gave him wise counsel and was always there for him any time he needed advisory help. Delivering his maiden address to parliament as the Majority Leader on…

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