One party cannot solve all of Ghana’s issues, according to Rev. Wengam to the government.


The General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God, Ghana, Rev. Wengam Stephen, has urged the government to include everyone, regardless of background, as no one political party has the answer to all of Ghana’s problems.
Rev. Stephen Wengam praised the Akufo-Addo-led government for its efforts to stabilize the economy and urged it to “get everyone, regardless of their origins, on board,” stressing that “no one party has the solution to all Ghana’s problems.”

Since taking over as the church’s pastor, Rev. Wengam has traveled the nation, meeting with leaders from all backgrounds.

He made the call while escorting former president John Agyekum Kufuor’s Executive Presbytery of the Assemblies of God, Ghana to Peduase in the Eastern Region.

The purpose of the tour was to introduce the Former President to the new church leadership.

Additionally, it was to convey to him the church’s mission and to thank him for his outstanding leadership during and after his tenure as President of Ghana.

Kufuor gave Ghana excellent and dignified service.

Former President Kufuor was praised by Rev. Wengam for his excellent and honorable service to Ghana.

Rev. Wengam emphasized the social initiatives and infrastructure growth Ghana experienced under Mr. Kufuor’s presidency.

Former President Kufour’s bold and determined decision to lead Ghana into the Highly Indebted Poor Country (HIPC) initiative, as well as social interventions like the National Health Insurance and School Feeding Program, among many other initiatives undertaken during his tenure, were specifically mentioned as examples of his excellent leadership as President.

Rev. Wengam recalled commendations he had witnessed in international circles of President Kufuor for his contribution to solving conflicts and election disputes in other African countries and remarked, that the visit was to “celebrate him and to show that he is loved

He said that President Kufuor has demonstrated such excellent leadership even after leaving office.

The former President was briefed by the Assemblies of God General Superintendent during the event about the organization’s global influence as the largest Pentecostal denomination with more than 70 million members. The Assemblies of God have “seriously contributed to social areas of the country, especially the educational and health sectors,” he claimed of Ghana.

Rev. Wengam also invited the former president to his induction ceremony on February 25, 2023, and provided a briefing to him on the change program and the vision of the new leadership.

The government has also received praise from Rev. Stephen Wengam for the initiatives it is taking to stabilize the economy. Noting that “no one party has the solution to all Ghana’s problems,” he urged the “government to get everyone, regardless of their backgrounds, on board.”

Former President Kufuor recalls his first encounter with AG Ghana when he was a young child and was invited by a friend to a church there. He then became aware of the Assemblies of God churches’ sense of community.

He praised the Assemblies of God for conducting its business in a democratic manner.

He pointed out that the spiritual and material facets of governance are interwoven, just as God utilized the prophets and judges and later the monarchical order.

He emphasized the need to value the spiritual while emphasizing that the church cannot be solely spiritual by citing Assemblies of God Ghana’s support for social initiatives like hospitals and schools.

Former President Kufuor expressed his congratulations to Rev. Stephen Wengam on being elected to the position of General Superintendent, praising his contribution to the conversation about national development and expressing the hope that his leadership would serve not only the church but also the community at large, exemplifying the virtue of servant leadership.

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