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Ghana Baptist Conference donates GHS100k to national coronavirus fund


Reverend Enoch Nii Narh Thompson, Vice President Ministries at the GBC presenting the cheque to Mrs Akosua Frema Opare-Osei, the Chief of Workers, on the lookout on is Rev. Washington Komla Darke, Vice President Administration at the GBC

The Ghana Baptist Conference (GBC) on Sunday made a donation of GHC 100,000 to the Govt in help of her initiatives to battle the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. 

The donation came from a member-church of the GBC, the Triumphant Baptist Church (TBC), of Kwadaso, Kumasi, in the Ashanti Location, and was designed to beef up the government’s mobilisation attempts to fighting the pandemic.

The gesture was the first phase of a distinctive GBC Covid-19 Fund, which has been instituted by the Conference to obtain donations from its member churches and individual associates to assist the attempts of the Government to include Covid-19 pandemic.

Presenting the cheque, a seven-member delegation led by Reverend Enoch Nii Narh Thompson, Vice President Ministries and Rev. Washington Komla Darke, Vice President Administration of the GBC acknowledged Governments attempts aimed at containing and managing the pandemic and certain that, the Convention will carry on assist Government’s attempts to rid Ghana of the dreaded condition.

Receiving the donation, Mrs Akosua Frema Opare-Osei, the
Main of Staff at the Business office of the President, thanked the Convention and its
member-church, TBC for their generosity and kindness.

She advised the Convention to motivate its members to
endeavour to observe all the ideal protocols to curb the distribute of the

Mrs Opare-Osei also admonished that any suspected infected
persons should really not worry any sort of stigma but avail on their own swiftly for
testing and early treatment method.

Rev. Washington Komla Darke, Vice President, Administration of the GBC, talking on the sidelines, used the possibility to get in touch with on all Member-Churches and unique users of the GBC to make donations into the Conference Covid-19 Fund to assistance the efforts of the Federal government in combating the sickness.

He also pressured the want for all to observe the vital protocols in retaining the virus at bay and emphasised that, preserve for procuring foodstuff, overall health, banking or any other vital companies, incorporating that, all non-crucial company companies should really remain at residence in compliance to the constraints of movements, as not too long ago directed by the President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo.

“Deliberately stay at household to intentionally prevent the
virus,” he extra.

Deacon Anthony Adu-Nketiah, Chairman of the Human body of Deacons
of TBC on his component also counseled Government’s efforts to incorporate the

He affirmed the simply call on all Regional Congregations, Assemblies or Church buildings of all Denominations to build neighborhood Covid-19 Accounts to obtain donations from their customers for onward transmission into their National Denominational Covid-19 accounts from which donations can be built to aid the combat from the pandemic.

“As Christians, we need to permit our light-weight shine by
championing this course in the nation in situations like this,” he added.

Other users of the delegation were being Rev Kwaku Frimpong, Affiliate Pastor Pastor Dennis Agyemang, Deputy Affiliate Pastor Deacon James Amoateng Antwi the Church Secretary and Deacon Benjamin Adjei, the Chairman of Finance Committee all of the Triumphant Baptist Church. 

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