Thousands of Christians from across Ghana and Africa are already seated at the Independence Square in Accra hours before the “Night of Bliss”crusade this evening.
Renowned Nigerian pastor, Chris Oyakilome will be ministering from 6:00pm Friday. Reports indicate that people started thronging the venue from dawn.
Meanwhile, some major roads in Ghana’s national capital, Accra will be blocked today due to a crusade by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of the Christ Embassy Church at the Black Stars Square, February 5.
The Ghana Police Service in a statement said these roads will be closed to motorists from midday today [Friday] to the early hours of Saturday.
“The general public, especially motorists are humbly requested to observe these arrangements and plan for alternative routes before embarking on their respective journeys. Moreover Police personnel will be positioned at vantage points to assist with traffic direction and diversions for a successful event,” the statement from the police noted.
Confirming the news on Citi FM Thursday, Public Relations Officer of Greater Accra Regional Police Command, ASP Efia Tenge explained that, “certain roads leading to the venue of the event, will be closed to traffic to ensure that the security of persons who will be attending the gathering is safeguarded.”
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She noted that this will cause some inconvenience to people, especially motorists. “We will do our best to ensure that motorists who are coming towards these areas are directed appropriately through the right routes,”she opined.
Roads to be closed down
28th February Road at CEPS headquarters traffic light
Starlets 91 streets at Ministries Traffic Light
Castle Road from AU circle towards the state house
Starlets 91 road from Osu Cemetry Traffic light to the Black Stars square
Labone junction towards Osu
Osu Traffic Light towards the crossroad
Otu Kofi street behind the state house and Loco road
Chris Oyakhilome, known popularly as Pastor Chris, is a Nigerian minister who is the founding president of Believers’ Loveworld Incorporated, also known as “Christ Embassy”, a Bible-based Christian ministry headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.