The attorney general, who is also a National Democratic Congress
party member, made the comment at a press event in Accra, last
"It is illegal to invade the privacy of two rightful-thinking
adults to obtain evidence for prosecution purpose," he said.
Such public support for homosexuality there is rare and, according
to AllAfrica.com, Amidu has "courted the wrath of anti-gay sections
of the Ghanaian public" for voicing his opinion.
But equality activists have praised him for his honesty.
Despite this, Amidu added that he could not see homosexuality
becoming full legal in Ghana in the near future.