He became everything I needed in a father - Lighthouse member celebrates Dag Heward-Mills amid SSNIT saga

He became everything I needed in a father - Lighthouse member celebrates Dag Heward-Mills amid SSNIT saga

- A member of the Lighthouse Chapel International, Peter Melomey, has sung the praises of Bishop Dag Heward-Mills

- According to him, the renowned Bishop became everything he needed in a father after his biological dad died

- Melomey's post comes amid accusations of non-payment of SSNIT contributions levelled against the Bishop

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As Bishop Dag Heward-Mills trends online following a damning report by The Fourth Estate, a 'spiritual son' of the renowned evangelist, Peter Melomey, has sung his praises.

In a Facebook post, Peter Melomey recounted how Bishop Dag Heward-Mills became all he needed in a father after his biological dad died whilst he was in his second year in the university.

''My head is very defenceless without a father’s covering. My biological father passed away on February 15, 2005. I was a second-year student in the university without a father’s covering."

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He became everything I needed in a father - Lighthouse member celebrates Dag Heward-Mills amid SSNIT saga
He became everything I needed in a father - Lighthouse member celebrates Dag Heward-Mills amid SSNIT saga. Image: Peter Melomey
Source: Facebook

''Four months later, the Lord gave me a new father, Bishop Dag Heward-Mills. In June 2005, this general met me at a camp and gave me a son’s place in his heart. The rest, as they say, is history.

He became to me everything I needed in a father and more,'' he posted.

Background

Bishop Dag Heward-Mills who is the founder and presiding Bishop of the United Denomination, originating from the Lighthouse Group of Churches, has come under the media radar over allegations of abuse and trauma from some church members.

Six former pastors have sued the church alleging they were exploited and their Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributions due them were not paid during their active working years for the church.

The report by The Fourth Estate titled Darkness in the Lighthouse details the claims of abuse and trauma by the pastors.

Peter Melomey and some other church members have, however, rallied their support behind the prominent man of God amid the massive backlash on social media.

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YEN.com.gh previously reported female painter and muralist, Anita-Pearl Mwinnabang Ankor, has carved out a niche in a male-dominated field, reaching beyond Ghana's borders with her collections.

With a thriving career spanning over five years, she has painted some of Africa's acclaimed music and television personalities, including Nigeria's Davido, Wiyaala, award-winning TV star, Nana Aba Anamoah, and a few other famous faces.

Affectionately called The female Painter, she started her career in painting in 2015 as a hobby at the University of Ghana, and later picked the brush to mix colours to create beautiful designs.

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