Imagine the joy that comes with growing old together with your immediate family members especially with your spouse, children, grandchildren and their children.
Such joy can only be imagined by the majority of the people.
However, only a few individuals are blessed to witness their family lineage grow larger.
One of them is Madam Comfort Adowa Okerewah, a centenarian who celebrated her 108 years birthday over the weekend.
The celebration was held in Akwadum, a suburb of Suhum in the Eastern Region, stated a Daily Guide report.
She was surrounded by 10 children, 50 grandchildren and 47 great grandchildren, all adding up to 107.
Madam Comfort Adowa Okorewah is said to be a former fetish priestess, a practise she started at a young age of 13.
She remained a fetish priestess for 75 years until she “became a born-again Christian” some 20 years ago.
Her children organized a simple birthday celebration for her which was witnessed by some dignitaries from the area including the Suhum Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Margaret Darko.
Some traditional leaders and residents also witnessed this rare occasion.
Addressing the gathering at the ceremony, Madam Comfort’s last born, Rev Dora Boateng, a leader of Charismatic Evangelistic Ministry (CEM), said her mother while still a fetish priestess, had a calling from God.
“My mother had a dream and was directed by the Holy Spirit to convert to Christianity in order to gain salvation, and this she did,” Rev. Dora Boateng said.
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