Oguaamanhen issues a warning LGTBQ+ ahead of 2023 Fetu Afahye

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The Paramount Chief of Cape Coast Traditional Area, Osabarimba Kwesi Atta II, has warned that the Traditional Council will not tolerate any form of same-sex activity in Cape Coast during the 2023 edition of the Oguaa Fetu Afahye. Oguaamanhen

The Oguaamanhen claimed that while such immoral actions were witnessed during the last edition, this year’s police are prepared to detain and charge anyone found engaging in such acts.

In an interview with Onua FM, Osabarimba Kwesi Atta II issued the caution ahead of the 2023 festival, which starts on Friday, August 25.

“We don’t encourage anybody involved in purported LGBTQ+ to attend the event, but they wanted to. The police are ready to detain anyone who engages in it, and we won’t accept it here,” the chief declared in Twi. Oguaamanhen

People should refrain from doing that, he said, as the law will deal with anyone caught engaging in such behavior.

Advice on inappropriate clothing

The Paramount Chief used the occasion to warn the young people attending the festival not to engage in any violent or unruly behavior.

Young people should celebrate, but they should do it moderately because if the people who will join us in celebrating see these things, they will call us horrible names. Enjoy it, but set some boundaries. We want people to dress decently, and the police will be on the lookout for them and arrest them for these and other actions that are bad for society. Oguaamanhen

Travel to Cape Coast

Speaking about Cape Coast’s tourist potential, Osabarima stated, “Cape Coast has many tourism potentials, and it is important for the people of Cape Coast.”

“We’re guarding it. This area offers unrivaled tourism. This is where the original Methodist Church was. There is the original Anglican Church. The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) and Cape Coast Castle are both present. They have helped us in a variety of ways, he said.

Educational progress

According to Osabarima, this year’s festival is focused on education because it has to be addressed.

The chief stated that the schools in Cape Coast have improved Oguaa’s educational system under the theme “Celebrating our educational institution for enhancing education in Oguaa.”

“More people choose to attend our schools than any other region of the nation. We will examine the function of schools in Cape Coast society because they originate with me and others and are developed everywhere, both locally and globally.

“We expect the school to parade with us…to show the importance of education,” Osabarima Kwesi Atta II stated.

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