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General News of Saturday, 4 June 2011

Source: GNA

Civic education clubs to fight homosexuality in SHSs

Ho, June 4, GNA - The National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) in the Volta Region is to use civic education clubs to fight homosexuality in Senior High Schools (SHSs).

Mr Harrison Kofi Belley, Volta Regoional Director of the NCCE, told th= e "We are empowering our clubs in the schools to do the battle and we are confident it will be successful," he said. Mr Belley said members of the clubs would be given special skills and training to enable them to campaign against the practice and influence thei= r peers to refrain from it.

He said the NCCE regards homosexuality as an objectionable alien culture which does not conform to Ghana's moral standards. "This is a bad practice and we will not allow it to gain a foothold,= " Mr Belley said.