22 November 2012

Ghana: Political Parties Urged to Ensure Peaceful Elections

Apostle Anthony Ahenkan, Founder and General Overseer of Emmanuel Salvation Church International, has made a passionate appeal to President John Dramani Mahama and other political parties to take the necessary steps that would ensure that Ghana has successful, free, fair and transparent elections this year.

According to him, Ghana was a peaceful country and had gone through elections for many years now, and cannot afford to mar the image it had carved for itself over the years.

Speaking to the media at the church's three-day intercessory prayers for peaceful and successful elections for the country this year, Apostle Ahenkan said the church had always stood for the nation in every election, and for that matter, had availed itself to pray for the nation "as we are going for elections in the December 7."

He reminded President Mahama to be mindful of the fact that he was the luckiest Vice President to hold the high office of this country, and for that matter, should cherish the divine direction in his leadership, and always seek for peace and tranquility in all his endeavours, and rely on God for direction.

The church founder also appealed to Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo, flag bearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), to accept the outcome of the electoral results that would be announced by the Electoral Commission.

Apostle Ahenkan also appealed to Muslims, Christians and all stakeholders to join hands and pray for prosperity for the nation, saying Ghanaians wanted to live in a peaceful state.

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