With the incessant calls on President Akufo-Addo to hurriedly implement and prove ways his administration would sustain the free Senior High School (SHS) promise that catapulted him into power, the founder of the Jesus Generation Ministries has called on those behind the calls to exercise restraint as the president builds his team to deliver his promise.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured that his government will fund the cost of public Senior High Schools for all those who qualify for entry from the 2017/2018 academic year onwards.
Although the president has given his assurance, Rt Rev Dr. Nana Anyani-Boadum, opines that the president, shouldn’t feel pressurize by the public to implement the free SHS promise.
Originally Published, November 2014
The election cycle just picked up in earnest with the Political Parties holding primaries and electoral conferences to select their candidates. It is to gear us up towards the 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary elections. And, already the functionaries and hopefuls are beginning to gain animation about what lies ahead.
The most vexing question, however, for most Ghanaians at this time is, whether come 2016, we can expect any changes in our living circumstances.
Originally published April 19, 2013
This piece deals with the fallout of the meeting held between President John Mahama and the leadership of the Church in Ghana, at the Flagstaff House, on the 19th March, 2013, and what I consider to be lack of decorum in the attitude of some members of the clergy towards the presidency.
As someone with a commitment to the biblical philosophy, which clearly and openly recognizes God as his source of values, the President’s signals during the meeting for communion- inward fellowship- with the Clergy, while muted, was penetrating; albeit the fact that it did not suggest fusion of the church and state. It offered a dimension that unifies a people, while providing common goals and values for society’s existence. And this, it seems was rejected and flippantly cast aside by a section of the Clergy who raised a furor in the Press, with the issues the President spoke about