Council’s General Secretary Rev Dr. Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong
Here is an extract of communiqué adopted by the Christian Council of Ghanaat their 2014 Annual General Meeting of the Council held at the Rev. Peter Kwei Dagadu Memorial Methodist Church, Osu, Accra, on April 9, 2014. The Communiqué was signed by the Council’s General Secretary Rev Dr. Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong.
On the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the Council stated:
21.That, the EPA in its current form is not in the best interest of Ghana;
22.That, government must follow the Nigerian example and protect the interest of Ghanaians;
23.That, the Ministry of Trade’s intentions to hold national stakeholders conference on the EPA should bring together key stakeholders such as Civil Society Organisations, Labour Unions, Farmer Based Organisations, Religious Bodies, Exporters etc;
24. That, the EPAs if signed will drive the domestic sector out of business and undermine our developmental efforts;
25. That, we further strengthen our stake in the negotiations through ECOWAS to ensure that our interest and sovereignty is protected.