COVID-19: My prayers would be intense today as we fast; God will hear me – Wontumi

COVID-19: My prayers would be intense today as we fast; God will hear me – Wontumi

- Wontumi has made it known that he would partake in the directive from the president to fast and pray

- According to Chairman Wontumi, he is a man who has a very strong belief in the power of God

- His action is in line with the directive President Akufo-Addo

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In the wake of this coronavirus which has claimed the life of thousands of people worldwide, the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, has made it known that he would partake in the directive from Akufo-Addo.

According to Chairman Wontumi, he is a man who has a very strong belief in the power of Jesus Christ and believes He has the power to heal and make things new.

Wontumi added that there is no power in heaven or on earth, under the earth that is powerful than the name of Jesus Christ.

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I will cry unto the Lord today. He will hear the prayer of Ghana and of his servant Wontumi. I am nothing before Him, but I know the care and protection he has given to me. I trust him to heal this earth and protect Ghanaians”, he said.

President Akufo-Addo, called on all Christians and Muslims to observe a national day of prayer and fasting in the wake of the coronavirus spread in the country.

The president was speaking for the 3rd time on Saturday, March 21, 2020, as he updated the citizenry on the virus which has been declared a global pandemic and has claimed thousands of lives.

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In other news, the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharabutu, declared a two-day fast for all sects of Muslims across the country.

According to the directive, Muslims are to observe the fasting on Wednesday, March 25 to Thursday, March 26, 2020, in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Per a statement from the office of the National Chief Imam, the directive is in line with Islamic doctrine and the directive by President Nana Akufo-Addo.

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