President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said he would not abandon Christ in all his endeavours as President since it is the power of God that would guide him to accomplish his vision of creating prosperity for all Ghanaians. He said it was the power of God that propelled him to the presidency and would, therefore, relies on God’s wisdom, understanding and direction to implement pragmatic policies set out by his government to transform the economic fortunes of the country.
“The scriptures say give onto Caesar what is Caesar’s and onto God what is God, but I cannot achieve any meaningful development without God’s intervention and, therefore, I will not abandon Christ as President of Ghana,” he stressed. President Akufo-Addo made these remarks at the Black Star Square in Accra on Sunday, during the Centenary Celebration of the Christ Apostolic Church International (CACI). The year-long celebration was held on the theme: “Hundred Years of Impacting the World through Pentecostalism”.
The occasion brought together over 10,000 members of the Church across the world, including India, Italy, Belgium, United Kingdom, USA, South Africa and Nigeria, to acknowledge God’s grace and mercies for sustaining them throughout the turbulent years. President Akufo-Addo expressed gratitude to all the pastors who encouraged and supported him throughout the campaign period with prayers and asked for their continuous support and prayers in order to accomplish his vision for the nation. He gave the assurance that his government would root out corruption from the system and implement pragmatic policies that would inure to the benefit of all Ghanaians.