- A pastor has joined the FixTheCountry demonstration to protest low offertories and tithes from his church members
- According to the pastor, Apostle Daniel Agyei of Evangelical Methodist Church, his church members cannot pay their offertories and tithes because they are 'broke'
- He lamented in a video that there were no jobs in the country for people to do in order to get money to pay
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An ordained minister of God, Apostle Daniel Agyei, has stirred reactions on social media after a statement he made at the #FixTheCountry protest.
Apostle Agyei joined hundreds of Ghanaians to hit the streets of Accra on August 4, 2021, in protest of what they describe as bad leadership (governance) in Ghana.
The head pastor of Evangelical Methodist church at Asylum Down appeared in a pastor's outfit (suit and clerical) got the attention of media personnel.
Why I joined the #FixTheCountry even though my knee hurts - 78-year-old protester with big placard speaks
When he was given the chance to speak, Apostle Agyei indicated that he had joined the demonstration because his church members are broke and cannot pay offertories and tithes in church.
"Nowadays, our church members when they come to church they can't give offering, they can't pay their tithe because all our members are all broke. There are no jobs in this our nation. That is why I have joined this demonstration."
The pastor also reiterated that the protest was not political because they (protesters) did not care about NDC or NPP but only wanted the best form of governance for the people of Ghana.
"This is a peaceful demonstration. We are not going to destroy any state property. We are not against NDC or NPP but we are against the bad leadership, the bad governance of this country," he emphasised.
Watch Apostle Agyei's statement as sighted Instagram blog @sweet_maame_adwoa:
Old man protests
Meanwhile, an elderly man with grey hair was one of the 'stars' of the FixTheCountry demo with his big placard.
The 78-year-old man, Solomon Boadu, has explained why he joined the protest even though he has a bad knee.
According to him, the current situation in Ghana hurts his soul if he compares it to the days of Kwame Nkrumah.
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