COVID-19 fund: ICGC donates GHC100k to support fight

COVID-19 fund: ICGC donates GHC100k to support fight

- The International Central Gospel Church has contributed an amount of one hundred thousand Ghana Cedis to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund

- The donation is to augment government's effort to fight the disease

- The ICGC hopes the money would be used to provide relief items for the needy and vulnerable in society.

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The International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), headed by Pastor Mensa Otabil, has contributed an amount of one hundred thousand Ghana Cedis (GHC100,000) to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund.

Speaking on behalf of his colleagues, Rev. Morris Appiah, said the General Overseer of ICGC is concerned about the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus.

He added that it is that concern that has persuaded them to contribute to support the government’s efforts targeted at stop any further spread of COVID-19 within the shores of Ghana and providing relief for the needy and vulnerable in society.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that President Nana Akufo-Addo on Friday, March 27, 2020, announced the establishment of a fund to receive contributions and donations to support the coronavirus victims.

The president instructed the Controller and Accountant General to pay his next three months' salary to support the Fund.

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumua, in the same light also donated his three months salary to Ghana's COVID-19 Fund.

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Meanwhile, head Pastor of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Mensa Otabil, has advised Ghanaians, especially Christians, to be disciplined enough and not allow anyone to use their faith in God to lead them astray.

According to him, Christians must be disciplined and wise enough to do everything necessary to stay safe instead of putting themselves at risk in the wake of COVID-19 spread.

Addressing Ghanaians in a Facebook video, Pastor Otabil advised that no one should let others put ideas in their heads that will lead them into being afraid.

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