Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, had a courtesy visit from the Rev. Dr. Stephen Wengam, the recently elected General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God, Ghana, and a 13-member team.
The purpose of the meeting was to introduce the Church’s leadership to the Asantehene and to address matters pertaining to the advancement of the country.
Rev. Wengam praised the Asantehene for his immeasurable contribution to the growth of Asanteman and the creation of the country, notably his support of and providing of scholarships for the underprivileged.
He also expressed his gratitude to the Asantehene for his assistance of the churches by allocating land for the construction of churches and schools.
With 70 million members globally, 19 million in Africa, and 600,000 in Ghana, Rev. Wengam discussed the Assemblies of God’s influence on the world stage and reaffirmed the Church’s dedication to quick socioeconomic growth.
He urged the Otumfuo to convene a bipartisan roundtable discussion with representatives from all political parties to address the nation’s economic problems, and he pledged the Church’s readiness to collaborate with all national governments and traditional chiefs to create a country that fears God, is unified, peaceful, and prosperous.
The Asantehene commended the new administration and the Assemblies of God, Ghana for their efforts in advancing Ghana’s development.
He praised the Church’s missionary efforts, which had led to the spread of the gospel across the nation.
To maintain Ghana’s peace and progress, Otumfuor vowed to keep collaborating with all governments and political parties.