Ghana’s leading opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as part of activities towards the December polls have declared a 3-day fasting and prayer period .
In a statement signed by its National Chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, the Party indicated that the fasting begins today, Thursday, November 5, 2020, under the theme, “The horse is prepared for the day of battle, but victory is in the hands of the Lord.”
According to the party, the call for fasting and prayer is to intercede for the peace and stability of Ghana as the country prepares to go into the upcoming general elections.
“It is equally our belief that our nation requires God’s divine intervention to halt the recent spate of armed robbery, killings and other violent crimes that we are witnessing across the length and breadth of the country in the run-up to this year’s elections,” the party added.
It indicated that another reason for the need of the exercise is to pray for a “resounding victory” for the party’s flagbearer, John Mahama and the party’s parliamentary candidates across the country.
The NDC will climax its fasting and prayers with a church service on Sunday, 8th November 2020 at the Royal House Chapel International in Accra.
Read the statement on the exercise below:
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), announces for the information of its supporters and the general public, that the party has declared three (3) days of fasting and prayer, starting from Thursday, 5th November, 2020 under the theme; “THE HORSE IS PREPARED FOR THE DAY OF BATTLE, BUT VICTORY IS IN THE HANDS OF THE LORD”- Proverbs 21:31.
The party deems it necessary to invite Ghanaians to join us in praying and interceding for the peace and stability of Ghana as our dear nation gears up for a crucial election. It is equally our belief that our nation requires God’s divine intervention to halt the recent spate of armed robbery, killings and other violent crimes that we are witnessing across the length and breadth of the country in the run up to this year’s elections.
Above all, the NDC recognizes that it is God Almighty who chooses good leaders for nations; hence the party shall be fasting and praying for a resounding victory for our Flag-bearer and Parliamentary Candidates in the upcoming elections.
As part of this program, a prayer meeting will be held at the party’s National Headquarters, on Saturday, 7th November, 2020 and climaxed with a church service on the morning of Sunday, 8th November, 2020 at the Royal House Chapel International in Accra.
We call on all officials, members, and sympathizers of the NDC, as well as the general public to participate in this all-important program that will determine and shape the destiny and future of our beloved country.
Issued in Accra on this 5th day of November, 2020.
Comrade Samuel Ofosu Ampofo