Tokor(VR), March 25, GNA – Christians in Ketu South
Municipality were on Wednesday, March 25, glued to their radio sets to observe
the national fasting and prayer session directed by President Nana Addo Dankwa
Akufo-Addo to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.
Worshippers resorted to radio to shun large social gatherings
as the virtual prayer session was live on three radio stations in the
Municipality, namely; Victory FM, Holy FM and Amenuveve Radio.
The Ghana News Agency visited the Legal Aid Commission,
National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), National Health Insurance Scheme
and Labour offices at Denu and noticed that some workers were following prayer
events on radio and praying along while others busied themselves with work.
Madam Josephine Afeke, a kenkey seller at Denu who spoke to
GNA said the call for national fasting and prayer was appropriate and noted that
though she could not join the fast because she needed to eat to take her
medication, she followed leads on the radio to pray, saying, “Ghana has already
won this fight against Coronavirus.”
Mr Elliot Agbenorwu, Ketu South Municipal Chief Executive,
commended the people for seeking the face of God against the disease and said
they made history because it would be said that “Ghana prayed and the Lord
healed the land.”
Bishop Stephen Kwasi Adukpo of World Outreach Gospel Mission
at Denu, said it was important that government acknowledged the healing powers
of the Almighty, noting, “anything beyond medicine, the Church has to come in
and minister the power of God’s healing during times of calamity as this.”
He said he had an encounter with God, which suggested that
God was taking charge of Ketu South and prayed that it covered the entire
Some residents in Ho, the Volta Regional capital, also spent
some time contributing to prayer sessions led by morning show hosts on local
radio stations before going to work.
The city centre was less busy with some shops and businesses
closed as at 0900 hours.
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