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Dr Lawrence Tetteh urges unity and peace in political campaigns of 2024 elections

January 1, 2024
Dr Lawrence Tetteh urges unity and peace in political campaigns of 2024 elections
Dr Lawrence Tetteh

Dr Lawrence Tetteh, Founder of the Worldwide Miracle Outreach, has called on Ghanaians to set aside political interests and unite to safeguard the country's peace and democracy in the lead-up to, during, and after the 2024 General Election.

Delivering a sermon at the Watch Night Service held at Kwame Nkrumah Circle in , Dr Tetteh emphasized the need for political leaders to conduct respectful and dignified campaigns without insults to ensure a peaceful electoral process.

Encouraging a selfless approach, Dr Tetteh stressed that the responsibility to maintain the country's peace extends beyond the 2024 elections.

He urged citizens to prioritize the nation's well-being, stating, “We must all be selfless, we must think about Ghana first.”

Acknowledging the pivotal role of politicians, he emphasized their responsibility and the importance of conducting a clean, fair, and transparent election.

Dr Tetteh expressed concern about the culture of insults in political discourse, calling for a departure from such practices in the upcoming elections.

He appealed to both the National Democratic Congress () and the New Patriotic Party () to ensure a clean, fair, and properly won election.

The Watch Night Service, which marked the transition to the , attracted hundreds of believers and non-believers.

Participants, mostly dressed in white attire symbolizing triumph over the adversities of 2023, gathered to sing and dance, expressing gratitude for divine love, mercies, and protection and seeking a better year in 2024.

Delving into the sermon “Listen to the Word of God,” Dr. Tetteh identified the lack of prayerful leaders as a significant cause of the country's challenges.

He urged political leadership to rely on God for the nation's development, stating, “The cure for Ghana is only in the word of God.”

Addressing the clergy, Dr. Tetteh cautioned against making sensitive and selfish statements, particularly in the run-up to the 2024 elections.

He emphasized the role of religious leaders as peacemakers, urging them to contribute to national unity.

In a final appeal, Dr. Tetteh urged the youth to resist attempts by any political party to use them to destabilize the country, emphasizing the importance of a united and peaceful nation.

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