Hundreds of members of the AMANFROM DISTRICT of CHURCH OF PENTECOST have come together to rid the entire community of filth as the Church embarked on a nationwide project to keep Ghana clean.
Friday 6th March exercise saw both young and old in the church join hands to desilt choked gutters, clear weeds and evacuate refuse within the Amanfrom community.
The exercise forms part of the church’s contribution in complimenting government efforts towards improving sanitation.
Speaking to media in an interview, the District pastor of the Amanfrom church of Pentecost ,Pastor Isaac justice Kofi Ackom said the mandate of the church is not to only preach about God, but to also encourage environmental safety.
The campaign which is an initiative of the Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye, is to instill a sense of responsibility to keeping our environmental clean.
The campaign themed “Environmental Care, My Responsibility ” is aimed at rallying members of the Church of Pentecost to improve the level of sanitation in the country.
Amanfrom District pastor of the Church of Pentecost, pastor Issac Justice Kofi Ackom citing the Holy Scripture As the Holy book says cleanliness is next to Godliness so it is important we always maintain a clean environment in our homes, churches, and workplaces. By engaging in this exercise, we believe sanitation-related disease will reduce drastically,” he stated.
“…we are trying to tell the whole of Amanfrom and its environs that when we are saved, we are saved with a holistic view…that once you are saved, God is expecting you to have a good health, and God is expecting you to be a good person. So we are trying to inculcate this vision in our people who are around this area.
They also used the opportunity to fixed their deplorable road linking from Polar junction to their mission House to make easy movement for the drivers and the residents in the area.
Participants also took the opportunity to educate residents on the need to keep their environment clean to avoid diseases.
Pastor Isaac justice Kofi Ackom used the opportunity to appealed to Ghanaians to exhibit high sense of responsibility to ensure peace and tranquility during the December 7 2020 elections.
He cautioned the youth to avoid politicians who would attempt to use them to cause mayhem ahead of the December elections.
He advised the youth to be focus and shun any acts of political vigilantism in the lead up to this year’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections to advance the country’s democratic credentials.