Ghanaian legendary footballer, Michael Essien has rallied his support behind members of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders, Queers and Intersexes ( LGBTQI) in the country.
Members of the group have been under verbal attack following the opening of it’s first ever office in the country’s capital.
According to an Instagram post sighted by GhanaNewsPage.Com, the former Chelsea football star sent a message of solidarity to members of the group in the country.
In the post, Essien wrote;
” We see you, we hear you, we support you.
Our LGBTQIA plus community in Ghana#ghanasupportequalityGH”
The post of the former BlackStars midfielder received mixed reactions from social media users and citizens with some being shocked over it.
Meanwhile, he has deleted the controversial post from his page after criticisms and backlashes from the public.