The Bogoso Local Council of Churches in collaboration with the chiefs of Appiatse and Bepoh in the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality of the Western Region on Thursday, January 28 observed one week in memory of persons who died in the explosion at Appiatse.
The memorial service was characterized by prayer sessions from both the traditional and the Christian leaders for the departed souls.
The prayer sessions were led by Nana Kojo Atta Bremebi II, Chief of Bepoh and Rev Abraham Kofi Abogya Odobil of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana Bogoso.
Nana Kojo Atta Bremebi II, addressing the gathering, thanked the government for its quick response to the incident and pleaded with the authorities to help rebuild the Appiatse community as promised.
Rev Abraham Kofi Abogya Odobil in a sermon dwelt his preaching on 1Thessalonians 5:18, telling the people to always learn to give thanks to God whether in bad or good situations.
He added that the Lord knows what was good for man but as humans, we do not understand why God sometimes allow certain things to happen to us.
Meanwhile, the Local Committee in collaboration with the Local Council of Churches will tomorrow Sunday 30th, January 2022 hold an interdenominational Thanksgiving Service at the Appiatse Relief Camp, Dumase New-Site. The time will be 2:00 pm prompt.