The Chairman of the Christian Council of Ghana, Most Reverend Dr Paul Kwabena Boafo,, has welcomed the easing of the COVID-19 restrictions on in-person church services and advised Christians to follow the safety protocols.
The Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church,in an interview with the Ghana News Agency, said the leaders of the Church must adhere to all safety protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
He reminded the Methodist Church that the safety protocols provided an effective means to curb community spread, hence the importance of collaborating with health authorities and the State through self-regulation and monitoring.
He thanked the President for involving the Church in all the deliberations in the fight against the pandemic.
Most Rev. Boafo urged Ghanaians to have faith in God to see them through the pandemic.
He said the Church would continue to pray for all the frontline health workers so they could continue to lead the fight against the virus.
Most Rev. Boafo also applaud ed the media for its role in educating the public on the pandemic and the need to observe the safety protocols.
His excellency, on Sunday, July 26, declared the lifting on the restriction on in-person church and mosque services amid the observation of social distancing and hygiene protocols.
This new restriction will be effective on Saturday, August 1, 2020.
However, service should not exceed two hours, while there must be a record of congregants for contact tracing.