The Chief Executive for West Akyem Municipality in the Eastern Region, Mr.Seth Oduro Boadu has charged Adventists, especially their Leaders to contribute to National issues on governance to put the government on right path.
According to Mr.Oduro Boadu,Seventh Day Adventist Church Pastors have kept quiet on issues of public interest been raised by Opposition Parties and ruling Party just because they will be tagged to these Political Parties which he described as not the best.
Speaking at the Inaugural service of the SDA Diamondfield Ghana Conference which has it head office in Asamankese, Mr.Oduro Boadu said Christians may be left out in National issues and sharing of National cake if they fail to let their voice be heard on Social Intervention programs and challenged them to criticize political leaders Constructively to put them on their toes.
He added,”have not seen any SDA pastor expression himself in National issues but other Pastors in Presbyterian and Catholic Church such as Bishop Desmond Tutu and Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Martey do that and it is helping government and Opposition parties,adding, don’t let Politicians to decide for you”.
He urged Adventists to let the lyrics in their music reflect in their life and activities by abiding by laws and orders in the Locality and urged them to pay their taxes for the Government to implement its policies and programs.
Mr.Oduro Boadu called on the Adventists to take advantage of social intervention policies being implemented by the government and urged beneficiaries to shame people against these policies.
Moreover, the MCE called for support from Christians to political leaders and urged them to join hands to fight both spiritually and physically for Ghana.