Anglican Bishop urges churches to be security conscious to detect terrorist
Source: thenorthernweb - June 13, 2022
The Anglican Bishop of the Koforidua Rt. Rev. Felix Odei Annancy has urged churches in the country to be security conscious to detect any suspicious characters who may infiltrate their rank as terrorists.
According to him,what happened in the neighboring country some weeks ago is a wake call to all citizens to be conscious of self security.
The Anglican Bishop, was speaking at the first Section of the 14th Synod and an ordination service for some four Rev. Father's into a preisthood of the Anglican Diocese
of Koforidua in the Eastern Region under the theme: "40 years as a diocese moving forward towards discipleship and spirituality".
He called on churches to partner government and the security Agencies to sensitise their members and the general public to be vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the police and other security agencies.
The Eastern regional minister, Seth Kwame Acheampong who graced the occasion on his part, mentioned that, the trend of terrorism in the West African Sub-region is of great national security concern to President Akufo-Addo who is chair of ECOWAS and urge all to join the “See something, say something” campaign and be each other’s keeper to prevent activities of terrorists from spreading into the country.
However, one of the ordained priest who doubles as the regional phycology at the Koforidua regional hospital, Rev .father, Dr.Isaac Sarfo Acheampong spoke to the media on behalf of his colleagues and advice the youth to leave according to the principle of God.
Amongst the ordained preist are, Rev. father, Yeboah Adjei-Twum, Rev.father Louis Asare, Rev. father Adolf Frimpong,and Rev.father Dr.Isaac Sarfo Acheampong.