Rev. Owusu Bempah has confirmed his appointment to the Breast and Cervical Cancer Board He says his appointment is for him to assist and support the ministry in his capacity as a man of God. He has denied allegations that the appointment is to reward him for his spiritual role in Nana Akufo-Addo’s presidential victory
Controversial man of God and Founder of Glorious Word Power Ministry, Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah has confirmed his appointment to serve on the Breast and Cervical Cancer Board of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection.
The news went viral earlier this week in both traditional and on social media platforms that Rev Bempah had been appointed as a member of Cancer board at the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection.
A lot of Ghanaian have raised concerns over his appointment asking whether Rev. Bempah is a man of God or now a politician.
Speaking Wednesday on Adom FM’s Burning Issues program, hosted by Afia Pokua, the outspoken man of God confirmed receiving such an appointment from the Gender Ministry.
“I have received a letter from the gender ministry requesting my assistance to support the ministry in my capacity as a man of God”, he said.
According to him, he has since accepted the offer to serve the good people of Ghana on the Board.
He debunked claims that his appointment was a reward by the Akufo-Addo led administration base on his spiritual contributions towards the party’s 2016 electoral victory.
“My appointment is not a political position or thank you appointment but rather an offer of assistance by the ministry to serve Ghanaians”, Rev. Owusu Bempah told Afia Pokua.
The 16-member Board which was inaugurated by Gender Minister, Otiko Afisah Djaba consists of advocates from academia and health professionals in the country.
They include President and Founder of Breast Care International, Dr. Mrs. Beatrice Wiafe Addai, who will Chair the Board; Deputy Health Minister, Tina Mensah; Charity Binka, a lecturer at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA); Management, Communication and Environmental consultant, Joyce Aryee, and Baffour Awuah, a Radiation Oncologist at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), among others.