Chairman Odeneho Kwaku Appiah,one of the candidates in the just ended New Patriotic Party(NPP) Chairmanship race in the Ashanti Region, together with his family and campaign team members held a thanksgiving service at the Upper room revival assembly of the Assemblies of God church, Kwadaso Estate, Kumasi yesterday.
The Thanksgiving service was graced by Media practitioners in the Ashanti Region, friends of COKA, party elders such as Isaac Asiamah, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, founders,women leaders, identifiable groups amongst others in attendance.
Popular gospel musicians such as Brother Sammy, Nicholas Omane Acheampong and Great Ampong also graced the occasion with great performances.
The Thanksgiving service was to thank God for a successful polls, applaud the team, supporters, delegates and party faithful’s for standing with him in and after the campaign season.
The head pastor of the church, Pastor David Ohene Donkoh themed the service “Commandment to the watchman” quoting from Isaiah 62:1-7.
In his sermon he said False Prophets have taken over the media and propagating false teachings. So it’s about time True Christians woke up and took over the traditional and social media to preach the true gospel to the people.
He urged Christians to put their trust in God as they support their political parties.
The former Afigya Kwabre South Chairman, Coka, in his speech showed gratitude to God and his team of supporters and urged Ghanaians to continually pray amid the current economic hardship, adding that change will soon take place.
“I’m happy to be here today to thank God first of all, party delegates, faithfuls,elders, founders, identifiable groups and the general public at large for your continuous support and love shown me before and after the elections”.
I understand the current economic hardship is weighing everyone down. But regardless of the situation we all find ourselves in, there’s hope. With prayers, supplication and hard work, we shall all sail through. Throughout my life, I’ve never seen a prayerful person whom God has let down. Hold on, don’t give up, Hope is near, he encouraged the congregants.
COKA “thanked the party’s supporters and well wishers for the hard work and commitment over the last few months, urging them to remain together and build a united front”.
Some constituents from Afigya Kwabre East where he served as chairman for over 20 years, presented a white sheep (Ram) as a gift to bless him for fighting a good course and not letting them down.
COKA Ladies, serial callers and some other identifiable groups also presented packs of Cake and portrait as birthday present to COKA.
The thanksgiving service climaxed with a party at the Longford Royal Centre at Odeneho Kwadaso, bringing together over 3 thousand people from the Social class, cooperate, media, businessmen and women, traders, Members of Parliament, clergy, traditional leaders among others.