Church Urged To Offer Constructive Criticism, Ex-President Says

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 15: (AFP OUT) Ghana President John Kufuor delivers a speech and toast during a state dinner in his honor at the White House September 15, 2008 in Washington, DC. Kufuor is on a three-day state visit to the United States. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

EX- President John Agyekum Kufuor calls on the church to collaborate with the government for the development of the country by offering constructive criticisms.

In a speech read on his behalf at the launch of the 40th anniversary of the Akosombo Anglican Church of Resurrection at Akosombo, he asked Christians to be law abiding and exercise their franchise in the forthcoming elections in November.

Nana Ansah Prem, Krontihene of Akwamu Traditional Area, called on the youth to desist from political violence during the November 7 General Election.

Alhaji Oti Boateng, Chief Executive of Chocho Industries who chaired the function, called on Christians and Muslims to faithfully worship God and exhibit the teachings of their religion in their daily lives to make Ghana a better place to stay.