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You Can’t Break The 8, If You Want Power To Amass Wealth – Akyem-Oda Methodist Bishop Tells NPP

The Bishop of the Akyem-Oda Methodist Diocese, Rt. Rev. Isaac Kwame Boateng has joined a group of Ghanaians calling on the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) sit up and work harder for the country’s to take its course.

Bishop Boateng says the NPP should forget about breaking the 8, if all they seek is to come to power to amass wealth.

According to him, breaking the 8 comes with much effort and hard work as the winner of the next elections will be determined by the current economic conditions of the ordinary voters and the benefits they have gained from the policies implemented by the NPP.

Bishop Boateng strongly indicated God will not forgive the NPP if they take Ghanaians for granted. He said the NPP have had the power to deliver and that they should everything possible to keep the favor of God upon them.

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The Very Rev Isaac Kwame Boateng

He said chanting ‘break the 8’ will be in vain if the party fails to do the right thing with the good intentions to deliver better livelihood conditions for Ghanaians.

The revered man of God make the assertions while delivering a sermon at a thanksgiving service organized by the newly elected Eastern Regional Executives of the NPP at Akyem-Oda.

Rt. Rev. Boateng noted that the ordinary voters who vote for every political party to come to power need development and policies that will benefit them. He, therefore, rallied the NPP to initiate such policies that will reflect on the lifestyle of the people.

He further cautioned the government to sit up, organize themselves, eschew selfishness and arrogance and avoid corruption to be able to gain God’s favour and win the next elections.

He also entreated the executives to be humble and deliver the promise they made to the voters.

He further urged them to use the state resources in a way that will benefit every citizen than diverting to things that will bring them personal gains, adding that if they failed to do so, the anger of God will expose them.

The event was graced by all the new executives of the ruling New Patriotic Party including their Chairman, Jeff Konadu Addo

Also in attendance were some Ministers of State, Members of Parliament, Chief Executive Officers, MMDCEs, and constituency officers among other regional officers.

Meanwhile, speaking to MyGhanaMedia.com after the service, Chairman  Jeff  Konadu Addo called on NPP members to offer prayers of thanksgiving to God for preserving the peace and unity during the regional internal elections.

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Eastern Regional Chairman, Hon Jeff Konadu Addo

Hon Jeff Konadu Addo said it was pertinent that the Eastern regional branch of NPP recognize God’s abundant blessings and mercies that resulted in the party’s polls, saying; “He has given us [the elected regional executives] the opportunity to serve the people of the New Patriotic party and mother Ghana and for that we have to give Him thanks and glory.”

“We know that it is not by our might, it is not by our doing, it is not by our action, but by His might and His glory.

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“So on this day, it is appropriate that we renew our prayers for our party…let the Almighty continue to preserve the peace, the unity and the freedom of the party.”

Hon Jeff Konadu prayed that God endowed those who has been granted permission to serve party with the spirit of humility and service “so that they can address the needs of the party for progress and prosperity.”

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He called on God to imbue in him the right spirit to lead the Eastern regional branch of the ruling New Patriotic Party on right path to retain power in 2024.

“And me, who was selected to lead the team, I continue to seek His prayer, that He gives me wisdom, that He gives me strength, that He gives me compassion and humility, so that I can be a good leader,” he prayed.

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Mr. Jeff Konadu Addo call for Unity Ahead 2024 Elections

He expressed appreciation to delegates of the NPP for showing trust and confidence in him by electing him to lead the party in the Eastern region.

“It was a decision well made and we will surely not disappoint you.”

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He said now that the elections were over, there is a need for all the party members to work collectively to make the region a haven for the NPP, adding, “We must eschew self-interest, petty squabbles and unite for the interest of the party. With a peaceful and united front, we will be able to consolidate and sustain the gains made and eventually break the eight-year governance cycle in the country.”

“It is my conviction that at this moment of the party in the region, there is the need to intensify broader consultations and consensus building to ensure an efficient, effective and a successful administration of the party in the region.”

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“I am forthright and focused with a strategic vision to see an attractive broad based, vibrant and dignified NPP in Eastern Region. With the support of every single member of our party in the region, we can,’” he said in an interview with My Ghana Media and Today Ghana Media.com  news editor

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Eastern Regional Chairman, Hon Jeff Konadu Addo and Presidential Advisor, Hon Yaw Osarfo Marfo

In his conclusion remarks,  “The party is again thankful to all party executives and campaign team members at the various levels, party sympathizers, volunteer groups, the media, members of the security agencies and all who have played diverse roles towards the peaceful conduct of the Eastern Regional NPP polls”.

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