The 23rd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana has elected Rev. Dr. Abraham Nana Opare Kwakye as the next Moderator.
He holds a PhD in Church History and lectures at the University of Ghana.
The General Assembly Presbytery Chairperson at the 23rd General Assembly obtained 119 out of 276 votes representing 52% at the nomination stage.
Rev. Dr. Seth Kissi secured the second position with 54 votes representing 23.6% whiles Rev. Dr. Opuni Frimpong obtained 22 votes representing 9.6% at the third position.
This compelled the 2nd and 3rd candidates to step down to allow the General Assembly to have a Yes or No vote where Rev. Dr. Opare Kwakye obtained 97% “YES” with 270 votes against 6 NO votes representing 3%.
Rev. Dr. Abraham Nana Opare Kwakye becomes the 19th Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.
He succeeds Rev. Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante as his work officially begins on Friday December 1, 2023.