Religion of Monday, 2 September 2013
Most Reverend Dr Daniel Yinkah Sarfo, Archbishop of the Internal Province of Ghana of the Anglican Church, has commended Ghanaians for the political tolerance exhibited during the election petition case.
He said this has confirmed to the outside world, Ghana’s maturity in democratic governance.
He made this known when he addressed the 8th Biennial Conference of the Church at Agona Swedru.
The three-day conference was under the theme: “Re-visiting the Antioch”.
The church used the occasion to install Sister Nelly Buaku as the 9th National Master Shepherd and other officers of the Church at Agona Swedru.
Archbishop Sarfo urged Ghanaians to continue to pray for the maintenance of the existing peace prevailing in the country.
He urged the political parties especially, National Democratic Congress (NDC) members not to say anything that can inflame passions to disturb to peace of the nation.
Mrs Queenster Pokuah Sawyer, Deputy Central Regional Minister, called on all Ghanaians to rally behind the government now that the petition of the 2012 election is over to accelerate the development of country.
She expressed concern about the increasing rate of teenage pregnancy cases in the region and asked the mothers to strive hard to support their girl-child education.
The Bishop of Cape Coast Diocese of Anglican Church, Rt. Reverend Daniel Adotei Allotey asked the members of the Guild of Good Shepherd to intensify their evangelism drive to win more souls for Christ.