President Akufo-Addo Congratulates new Chairman of the Christian Council of Ghana
The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has congratulated the Rt. Rev. Prof. Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante on his election as the Chairman of the Christian Council of Ghana.
This was contained in a letter signed by the President on Wednesday 28th April 2021 to the new Chairman of the Christian Council of Ghana.
President Akufo-Addo said the election of Rt. Rev Prof. J.O.Y Mante was an acknowledgment of the virtues and qualities he possess, especially in these heady times of COVID-19.
“For those of us who have had the pleasure of knowing you, your election is well earned, thoroughly well-deserved, and an acknowledgment of the virtues and qualities you possess, especially in these heady times of COVID-19”.
The President expressed his confident in the newly elected Chairman and urged him to contribute his quota to the progress and development of the Council, and help it realise its vision of being “God’s instrument for change in Ghana, where the highest value is placed on peace, justice, unity and respect for the dignity and integrity of creation.
The President also expressed his appreciation to the immediate past Chairman of the Christian Council of Ghana, Most Rev. Dr. Paul Kwabena Boafo the Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church, Ghana.
“I express, through you, the appreciation of the Government and people of Ghana, and of myself personally, for the solid work undertaken by your predecessor, Most Reverend Dr. Paul Kwabena Boafo, the presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana, during his tenure of office as Chairman. I wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors, and I am expectant that he will continue to play a positive role in the growth of the Church and the Christian community, and Mother Ghana”.
President Akufo-Addo assured Rt. Rev Prof. Mante of his and the government’s co-operation for the entire duration of his mandates as Chairman of the Christian Council of Ghana and, indeed, also, as Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.
Rt. Rev. Prof. Mante was elected Chairman of the Christian Council of Ghana on Wednesday 21st April, 2021 at the Council’s 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) which took place at the Rev. Peter Kwei Dagadu Memorial Methodist Church in Osu.