Leadership of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC have declared a 3-day fasting and prayer starting today, Thursday, November 5, 2020.
The fasting and prayer which is under the theme; “The Horse I Prepared For The Day O f Battle, But Victory Is In The Hands Of T he Lord – Proverbs 21:31″, will be observed by all sympathizers and supporters of the party.
According to the National Chairman of the party, Hon. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo in a press release he signed; “the party deems it necessary to invite Ghanaians to join us in praying and interceding for the peace and stability of Ghana as our dear nation gears up for a crucial election. It is equally our belief that our nation requires God’s divine intervention to halt the recent spate of armed robbery, killings and other violent crimes that we are witnessing across the length and breadth of the country in the run up to this year’s elections,”
“Above all, the NDC recognizes that it is God Almighty who chooses good leaders for nations; hence the party shall be fasting and praying for a resounding victory for our Flag-bearer and Parliamentary Candidates in the upcoming elections,”
“As part of this program, a prayer meeting will be held at the party’s National Headquarters, on Saturday, 7th November, 2020 and climaxed with a church service on the morning of Sunday, 8th November, 2020 at the Royal House Chapel International in Accra.”
“We call on all officials, members, and sympathizers of the NDC, as well as the general public to participate in this all-important program that will determine and shape the destiny and future of our beloved country.”
Organizing fasting and prayer in election season by political parties is common as they believe calling for God or Allah’s intervention in elections will prevent any unfortunate incident from happening.
The also do it to seek God’s or Allah’s blessing upon the candidate who is contesting in an election.