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Pastor Joins #FixTheCountry Demo Because His Members Can’t Pay Enough Tithe And Offerings [VIDEO]

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Pastor Joins #FixTheCountry Demo Because His Members Can't Pay Enough Tithe And Offerings

An ordained minister of God, Apostle Daniel Agyei, has stirred reactions on social media after a statement he made at the #FixTheCountry protest.

Apostle Agyei joined hundreds of Ghanaians to hit the streets of Accra on August 4, 2021, in protest of what they describe as bad leadership (governance) in Ghana.

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The head pastor of Evangelical Methodist church at Asylum Down appeared in a pastor’s outfit (suit and clerical) got the attention of media personnel.

When he was given the chance to speak, Apostle Agyei indicated that he had joined the demonstration because his church members are broke and cannot pay offertories and tithes in church.

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“Nowadays, our church members when they come to church they can’t give an offering, they can’t pay their tithe because all our members are all broke. There are no jobs in this nation. That is why I have joined this demonstration.”

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The pastor also reiterated that the protest was not political because they (protesters) did not care about NDC or NPP but only wanted the best form of governance for the people of Ghana.

“This is a peaceful demonstration. We are not going to destroy any state property. We are not against NDC or NPP but we are against the bad leadership, the bad governance of this country,” he emphasised.

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Tuesday, September 21, Declared Public Holiday

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Tuesday, September 21, declared public holiday

The government has declared Tuesday, 21st September 2021, as a statutory public holiday.

A statement, signed by Ambrose Dery, the Minister for Interior, says the day marks the birthday of Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah which is often declared Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day.

The statement further asked all and sundry to observe the day as such throughout the country.

“The general public is hereby informed that Tuesday, September 21, which marks Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day, is a Statutory Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country,” the statement said.

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day is a day set aside to remember and honour Ghana’s first
President.

Dr Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President, was born on September 21, 1909, at Nkroful in the Western Region.

He attended Achimota School and also trained as a teacher. He went to the United States in 1935 for advanced studies, receiving a B.A. from Lincoln University in 1939.

He also received an STB (Bachelor of Sacred Theology) in 1942, a Master of Science in Education from the University of Pennsylvania in 1942 and a Master of Arts in Philosophy the following year.

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While lecturing in Political Science at Lincoln, Dr Nkrumah was elected President of the African Students Organisation of America and Canada.

He continued his schooling in England, where he helped to organise the Fifth Pan-African Congress in 1945.

He then founded the West African National Secretariat to work for the decolonisation of Africa. Dr Nkrumah also served as Vice President of the West African Students’ Union.

During his lifetime, Dr Nkrumah was awarded honorary doctorates by Lincoln University, Moscow State University, Cairo University, Jagielloniaan University in Krakow, Poland and Humboldt University in former East Germany.

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Students Of KNUST Directed To Leave Campus By Saturday

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Violence Hits KNUST: Conti & Katanga Clash Over SRC Elections

Students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have been directed to vacate the school premises latest by Saturday, September 18.

The directive issued by the Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah is due to intelligence gathered by the security service that some groups of students are planning to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere in the school on the eve of vacation, September 17.

According to the press statement dated September 15, this directive has been put in place to, “ensure that peace and sanity are maintained on the KNUST campus and that students leave on vacation day to their homes in peace.”

However, foreign students and others who have received authorisation from the School’s management are those permitted to stay on campus after the vacation date.

To ensure full compliance with the directive, the Ashanti Regional Minister noted that security personnel will be stationed on campus to prevent any unruly behaviour or opposition to the directive by students.

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The statement further warned that “if students decide to misbehave and engage in acts of indiscipline and criminality, they will be handled in accordance with the law. Any student who flouts the law, with offence bordering on criminality, will have criminal investigation opened against him or her and prosecuted before a court of competent jurisdiction.”

Acts of indiscipline and vandalism, Mr Osei Mensah stressed will no longer be tolerated at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

Meanwhile, parents and guardians have been urged to caution their wards to stay out of trouble and adhere to the directive issued.

Students Of KNUST Directed To Leave Campus By Saturday

Students Of KNUST Directed To Leave Campus By Saturday

Students Of KNUST Directed To Leave Campus By Saturday

Students Of KNUST Directed To Leave Campus By Saturday

Early this year, GhArticles.com reported a clash between members of the University Hall and Unity Hall at the KNUST Great Hall on July 3, during the vetting of aspirants for the Students Representative Council (SRC) positions.

Some students were injured while school properties such as tables and chairs were destroyed.

This unhealthy rivalry has resulted in many acts of vandalism on campus.

 

 

 

 

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Ceremonial Roads In Accra To Be Temporarily Closed On Thursday, Sept. 16 For ECOWAS Summit

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Ceremonial Roads In Accra To Be Temporarily Closed On Thursday, Sept. 16 For ECOWAS Summit

The Ghana Police Service has announced that parts of the Liberation and Independence Roads in Accra will experience a temporary disruption of traffic flow on Thursday, September 16.

The Director of Public Affairs, Supt. Alexander Obeng explained that the roadblock is to facilitate the transportation of Heads of States and Governments of The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) who will participate in the extraordinary session held at Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City.

Addressing the media, he indicated that affected areas will include; the Kotoka International Airport, Opebia, Akuafo Roundabout, and finally Kempinski Hotel.

“We crave on your indulgence to support us in this light,” he pleaded on Wednesday.

Acknowledging that the aforementioned corridor is a major road used during rush hours in the capital, Supt. Obeng said police visibility will be prominent in the areas to reduce the traffic impact on road users.

“Knowing very well that the summit will come on at a time that we will be experiencing rush hours both morning and evening, not less than 100 police officers will be deployed.

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“There will be dispatch riders leading these convoys so as and when there is a proceeding, we [the police] in the very short notice will clear the road for safe exit and then we will open traffic. So we won’t be blocking it for such a long time,” he clarified.

This comes after Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirly Ayorkor Botchway, announced that the country will be hosting an extraordinary ECOWAS session to deliberate on the coup d’etat incident in Guinea.

Seven ECOWAS Head of State, Nigeria’s Vice President, the President and Vice of ECOWAS aand two Foreign Ministers are expected to attend.

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