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The Deputy Minister for Greater Accra, Elizabeth Sackey, has wished the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Ghanaians well at this Easter and all other seasons and occasions in years to come.
She noted that Easter is a time for self-examination, reflection, repentance and forgiveness, therefore, Christians should live together in unity to the glory of God, especially at this Easter.
Sackey made these admonitions in an interview with ghananewsonline.com.gh just before the Easter festivities.
She wondered why majority of Ghanaians, about 71% professes to be Christians and yet the nation should be engulfed in corruption and other social vices, as well as filth.
She charged Ghanaians to reflect soberly on their behavior and turn new leaf this Easter and forthwith.
“This is the time for self-reflection. Time to come closer to God and not living asunder. This is the time to avoid antagonism,” she stated, stressing that it is for this that Christ died for us.
Sackey also charged Ghanaians to be cautious about the environment and keep it clean, since “cleanliness is next to godliness”.
She pointed out that this is the only country and environment we have, and we should therefore do everything possible to safeguard it for both the present and future generations.
Kwahu oo, Kwahu!!
Hon. Sackey urged participants in the Kwahu oo Kwahu enterprise to be very cautious about all that they under take during the festivities, especially drivers.
Collaborating her boss’s stance Yaa Boahemaa, the minister’s PRO noted that over speeding kills. Also noise in moving cars does not augur well for travelling. Subsequently, passengers, not only for the Easter festivities should take note of this, but all category of travelers as well. She also urged drivers to adhere to all driving regulations.
According to her, these could cause accidents and therefore cautious measures should be taken by all during and after the Easter festivities, which last for close to a week.
Nana is Beacon of Our Days
Hon. Sackey took the opportunity of the birthday of the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo which fell on March 28 to wish him well and pledge her unflinching support to him in his endeavors to transform the country.
This, she said, she was the doing on behalf of her colleague deputy ministers, ministers and all in government.
While blessing the stomach that bore Nana, she referred to him as not only an icon, but also “a beacon of our days”.
Sackey pointed out that she had personally learned a lot from Nana-Addo, and hoped that her colleagues in government too had done same.
According to her, Nana Akufo-Addo’s transformational message and endeavors were high and there for all to see.
She mentioned his policies of the free S.H.S, Planting for Food and Jobs in Agric, especially, which she said, had given job to the jobless.
Describing him as a bold, courageous and focused leader, Sackey pointed out that by his kind of leadership, he had portrayed to all that he thinks of the nation and its citizens, bringing them together. She pointed out that the President was also spiritually inclined, hence his motto, “The Battle is the Lord’s”.
“I see him not only as a bold leader, but also a spiritual one – an astute politician. In fact Osofo-Political! “She exclaimed.
Sackey indicated that by his display of Made-in-Ghana wear, Ghanaians, especially the youth has taken after him, thereby brightening them these days. She praised the president well and prayed to God to strengthen him and direct his steps in his efforts to transform the nation in all spheres.
Source: S.O Ankamah