Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister for Energy and MP for Manhyia South has been lauded by several Ghanaians for his ability to relate well with Christians and Muslims.
Many have described the legislator’s level of religious tolerance as commendable, and as such must be emulated by all.
Rev. Akwesi Addai, an associate pastor at the True Evangelical Church said such an attitude engendered peace in the society, expressing the hope that his leadership qualities are replicated in every facet of society.
He added that Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has been an altar server since age five at the St Anne’s Anglican Church in Kumasi and also a Trustee of Makers House Chapel Accra, yet relates so well with the Islamic community.
He has donated several items items including money for the construction of mosques and the development of the Muslim faith.
Also, Alhaji Osman Mumuni, an Islamic cleric and lecturer spoke highly of the Energy Minister.
He posited that Dr. Opoku Prempeh’s religious tolerance attitude is important in fostering an inclusive society where people of different faiths coexist harmoniously.
He reiterated that the Manhyia South MP’s approach to religious tolerance does not only encourage dialogue and understanding among diverse communities but also sets an example for others to follow.
By embracing religious diversity, the legislator has contributed immensely to the creation of an environment where everyone feels respected and valued.