Majority of Ghanaians have the perception that, the clergy as well as political leaders are always to be blamed on anything that affects our society negatively. They believe that it is the aforementioned personalities duty to fix any unfortunate situation.
The member of parliament for Abuakwa North Constituency and former deputy minister of education in-charge of Technical And Vocational Education And Training (TVET), Hon Gifty Twum-Ampofo, taken a swipe on this situation admonished all sundry to be responsible in fixing all social vices and help build a fruitful world devoided of shifting blames on the clergy as well as politicians and other leaders at this pandemic times.
She said, every individual has an obligation in nation building and it will not be appropriate to always shift blames on leaders in the community especially at this COVID 19 pandemic moment.
Speaking at the 23rd annual retreat and fundraising program of Old Tafo Akim District Singing Band Union And Patrons Association
on the theme “Let Christ Be Formed In You (Gal. 4:19).” the honourable member explained that, it is the responsibility of all Ghanaians to abide by the COVID 19 protocols as outlined by government to help curb the spread.
Honourable Gifty Twum-Ampofo further urged all parents to lead an examporaly in the fight against COVID 19 spread as school reopens. She added that, their wards will abide by the safety protocols if they (parents) lead the way.
Nana Opare Kwarfo I, Kyedomhene of Aburi Atweasin also the CEO of JILCON construction& Petroleum company, who was ordained as member of the patrons acknowledged the Old Tafo District Presbyterian Singing Band Union for organizing this wonderful retreat with all the COVID 19 safety protocols in place.
He admonished chiefs and other stakeholders to lead by example in the fight against the pandemic.
Nana Opare Kwarfo I, called on the Ghana police service to ensure strict enforcement of the protocols for full compliance to reduce the spread of the pandemic.
Mr Kwabena Twum Barima, president of Old-Tafo District Presbyterian Church Singing Band Union added that, though it is not easy to sing with the facemask on, it has become mandatory safe for the members at this pandemic moment.
He urged all Christians and the general public to abide by the protocols brought forward by government to help stop the virus for Ghana’s development.
The Akyem Old Tafo District Presbyterian Singing Band Union and Patrons held a retreat and fundraising ceremony at Akyem Maase in the Abuakwa South Municipality of the Eastern Region of Ghana on Saturday 20th February 2021.