Nogokpo Chief Wades Into Agyinasare's Controversial Comments About Town: "You Shall Hear From Us Soon"

Nogokpo Chief Wades Into Agyinasare's Controversial Comments About Town: "You Shall Hear From Us Soon"

  • The chief of Nogokpo Torgbui Saba V has disclosed that the comments by Archbishop Charles Agyinasare that have kicked up a storm on social media have come to his attention
  • In a statement dated May 26, 2023, he said his office is deliberating on the matter and that at the right time, a firm pronouncement will be made
  • Agyinasare referred to Nogokpo as the "demonic headquarters" of the Volta Region, during a sermon last week

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The chief of Nogokpo, a town in the Volta Region, Torgbui Saba V, has reacted to the headlines-grabbing comment by Archbishop Charles Agyinasare about the town.

The founder of the Perez Chapel International stoked controversy when he referred to Nogokpo as the "demonic headquarters of the Volta Region."

Archbishop Agyinasare has been slammed on social media by people from the region and also by people who say they come from the town. They say the comment by the popular preacher is disrespectful and casts a slur on the ancestral worship practised in the town.

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Torbui Saba V, Chief of Nogokpo, says he will soon respond to the comments by Archbishop Agyinasare
Archbishop Charles Agyinasare (L) and Torgbui Saba V. Source: Facebook/@Archbishop.Charles.Agyinasare, @Torgbui Saba V
Source: Facebook

However, in a statement, the office of Torgbui Saba V, "Dufia of Nogokpo" said the agitations on social media over the comments by the preacher has come to the chief's attention.

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"We wish to inform Ghanaians and the world that we are deliberating on the matter and the general public will hear from us in due time," portions of the statement read.
Nogokpo chief says he will soon respond to Agyinasare's comments about the town.
The statement from the office of Torgbui Saba V, Dufia of Nogokpo on Archbishop Charles Agyinasare's comments about the town. Source: Facebook/@KetaVibes.
Source: Facebook

Nogokpo residents, cult members react to Agyinasare's description of town

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported in a separate story that many Ghanaians took a swipe at Archbishop Charles Agyinasare for saying Nogokpo, a popular town in the Volta Region is a demonic headquarter.

The founder of the Perez Chapel International claims witches and wizards have inundated the Volta Region town, citing Nzema in the Western Region as another example.

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Members of the public, some of whom say they are residents of the town, have taken to social media to register their disapproval of the pastor's comment.

Agyinasare says he meant no malice with Nogokpo comment

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Archbishop Agyinasare claimed he in a short statement that he meant no harm when he described Nogokpo as the headquarters of demons in Ghana's Volta Region.

His response follows massive online backlash against his comments, which many describe as denigrating.

The preacher expressed regret for any misunderstanding or misinformation that has characterised his commentary and reportage.

EOCO busts Nigerians who are part of a notorious human trafficking syndicate

Also, in a separate story, YEN.com.gh reported that EOCO disclosed that a recent intelligence operation led to the arrest of four Nigerians who are part of a dangerous human trafficking syndicate in Accra.

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EOCO explained in a statement to the public that the criminals were also engaged in different types of cybercrime.

Some 45 of the individuals who had been trafficked from Nigeria into Ghana and were being tortured and abused have been repatriated.

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George Nyavor (Head of Politics and Current Affairs Desk) George Nyavor writes for YEN.com.gh. He has been Head of the Politics and Current Affairs Desk since 2022. George has over 9 years of experience in managing media and communications (Myjoyonline and GhanaWeb). George is a member of the Catholic Association of Media Practitioners Ghana (CAMP-G). He obtained a BA in Communications Studies from the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2010. Reach out to him via george.nyavor@yen.com.gh.

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