The General Secretary of The Church of Pentecost, Apostle Alexander Nana Yaw Kumi-Larbi, today (March 11, 2019) inducted members of the newly-constituted Chaplaincy Board of the Ghana Prisons Service into office.
They are ADP Sampson Gunu (Senior Officers’ Representative), Rev. CSP. George Akuomoah Boateng, Very Rev. Fr. CSP Martin Tey Padi, Rev. Canon CSP. Selwyn S. S. Adamah Okai, Very Rev. Supt. Anthony Brown (Secretary), Rev. DSP Moses Animah (Financial Secretary), CO Jemesa Akorful Ghansah (Junior Officers’ Representative) and the Director of Prisons / Welfare
The Chaplain-General of the Ghana Prisons Service and a minister of the Church, Apostle ADP James Teye Tetteh, is the Chairman of the Board whilst Alhaji Supt. Mukhtar Adams Mohammed is the Muslim Representative on the Board.
Introducing the Board Members at the event, Mrs. Josephine Fredua Agyemang (Deputy Director-General –Administration & Finance, Ghana Prisons Service) said that the new Ghana Prisons Chaplaincy Board has been mandated to assist the Chaplain-General in the planning and implementation of programmes.
The Board, among other functions, would also assist in the organisation of prison evangelistic outreaches and the establishment of Prisons International Centres (PICs).
They would also offer general counselling and crisis intervention for both officers and inmates.
The Board members were prayed for and officially inducted into office by Apostle Kumi-Larbi to commence their work with immediate effect.