The Chief Executive (CEO) of the Forestry Commission (FC), Lawyer Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie has admonished the generality of the Ghanaian people to be each other’s keeper even as the country marks death and resurrection of Jesus Christ amid the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the former General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), the resurrection of Jesus Christ should rekindle the spirit of being each other’s keeper at the time the whole world is in crisis because of the Pandemic.
According to an Easter message he issued and sighted by BestNewsGH.com, Mr. Owusu Afriyie averred that Speaking in tongues, clapping and going to Church at this moment does not matter, explaining that what is important is for us to think about how we can hold each other’s hands.
He posited that “The best way to honour Jesus Christ for dying for our sins is to show true love and care to each other in these terrible times, ” he said.
Sir John as the Forestry Commission Boss is popularly known, said the exigencies of the time demands that people show and prove that they can lend a hand of support to the less privileged and vulnerable in society
In his words, it is time to show that you can feed people when they are hungry, clothe them when they are naked and visit them when they are in prison.
BestNewsGH.com reports Sir John as positing that serving humanity was Godly and must be promoted at all levels of life.
“Our lights must shine on men in these crucial times and that is what the resurrection of Jesus Christ should be about in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, ” he said.
He added that “In the midst of COVID-19, let us endeavour to practice measures that will help prevent the spread of the deadly virus. Let us remain Godly by observing practices that will help us in overcoming the COVID-19.”