Story: Reuben Sackey
President Akufo-Addo has extended his felicitations to Ghanaians as Christians celebrate the birth of Christ.
Delivering his 2022 Christmas message on Saturday, he said, “on behalf of the government, my wife Rebecca –the First Lady, my daughters, grandchildren, my entire family, I send warm greetings and best wishes for the season to all Ghanaians.”
He prayed for the celebration to bring joy to all adding that 2023 should also usher in a new year of the blessing of growth.
President Akufo-Addo further urged Ghanaians to continue to draw divine inspiration and guidance from Christmas believing the economy will bounce back.
“Let us be prepared to make the sacrifices that will enable us to build a happy progressive Ghana we all desire,” he added.
He also entreated all and sundry to celebrate Christmas safely and responsibly.
President Akufo-Addo said as the season is to spread love, therefore, “If you are in a more fortune position, remember to lend a helping hand to those who are in need.”
“Let each one of us do our best to help feed those who are hungry and offer comfort to those in distress.”
He also called on Ghanaians to be hospitable during the yuletide.
“Let us provide the famous Ghanaian hospitality to the thousands and thousands of people who are visiting us this Christmas as our capital Accra and our country Ghana have become important global destinations for the Christmas holiday.”
“Let us take the time to gather, love, listen and learn from each other and to remember that with the help of God, we can overcome every challenge and achieve every future of which we can dream,” he added.