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Examine Issues from Law, Equity and Good Conscience Perspective – CJ urges Church


                       The Chief Justice, Her Ladyship Justice Gertrude Sackey Torkornoo, has urged the Church of Pentecost
                       to examine the conversations and discussions in the constitution of the national moral vision on the sure
                       foundation of law, equity and good conscience.




                     “To this extent, in the Constitution of the national moral vision that is undertaken through the conversations
                     and discussions of this Conference, it is my fervent hope that all issues will be examined from the sure
                      foundation of law, equity and good conscience. It is my conviction that in our kaleidoscope of ethnicities,
                     belief systems, vocations and talents, the elements of the laws of Ghana, the rules of equity, and innate
                     values that flow from good conscience can surely bind our hearts and minds together and assist us to arrive
                     at a nationally accepted vision of morality. Such a vision can then drive the mind with which we walk, talk and
                     work together, thus aiding us to uphold rights, give entitlements and insist on obligations, whether at home,
                     workplaces or on the roads. It is my suggestion that this is the surest way to weave harmony and coherence
                     into the diversities of our nation”, she said.


                      
                                                                                    A Cross section of Participants at the event

 

                       She made these remarks at the opening ceremony of a two-day conference organized by the Church of
                       Pentecost under the theme “Moral Vision and National Development” held at the Pentecost Convention
                       Centre at Gomoa Fetteh, in the Central Region.


                      
                                                  Apostle Eric Nyamekye, Chairman of the Church of Pentecost giving his remarks

 

                      For his part, the Chairman of the Church of Pentecost and Convener of the Conference, Apostle Eric Nyamekye,
                      who delivered the sermon on “Righteousness exalts a nation” said the Church did not just exist to save souls
                      but also transform society, by extension the nation. Thus, he encouraged national leadership and the citizenry
                      to make righteousness the cornerstone of their actions, live for the long term and with the next generation in mind.


                       
                            His Excellency Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, addressing the conference

 

                     The Conference brought together key leaders and stakeholders in national development, such as the
                     Vice President of Ghana, His Excellency Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Speaker of Parliament,
                     Rt. Hon. Alban Bagbin, Former Presidents; His Excellency John Agyekum Kufour and His Excellency
                     John Dramani Mahama, members of the Diplomatic Corps, Minsters of State, Members of Parliament,
                     traditional leaders, the clergy and media practitioners.


                      
                                                                                                        Dignitaries present at the event

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