According to him, some Christians in the country are fake and living their lives not pleasing Jesus Christ as expected of them and therefore engage in acts that cast a slur on the image of all Christians.
“Some Christians are church goers, alo [fake] and doing things not as Christians”, the respected clergy confirmed claims by the Australian High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr. Andrew Barnes the level of corruption in Ghana is dominated Christians
Rev. Stephen Ayensu Bosomtwe who spoke on Kumasi FM’s morning show in an interview monitored by TheNewsGh.com explained some of the causes leading many Christians in Ghana to indulge themselves into corruption.
“Christians want to build mansons, buy cars and to become rich so they indulge themselves in corrupt acts at their workspaces”, the clergy cum anti-corruption crusader pointed out to host, Nana Yaw Mensah Joel.
The Australian High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr. Andrew Barnes has expressed shock at the level of corruption in Ghana, a nation dominated by Christians.
To Mr. Barnes, corruption should not be an issue eating up a country which Christian population constitutes approximately 71.2% of the entire population.
Christianity is the largest religion in Ghana followed by Muslim that makes up 17%, according to the 2010 census.
Speaking at the launch of strategic plan of the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition in Accra on Wednesday, Andrew Barnes pointed out that although he doesn’t believe in the existence of God, he knows “corruption is clearly against Christian teachings”.
His comments comes barely a month after Netherlands Ambassador to Ghana, Ron Strikker suggested to Ghana to pursue what he termed a “Ghana Beyond Corruption”