The Director-General of State Interests and Governance Authority (SIGA), Hon. Stephen Asamoah Boateng (Asabee) on the 4th July, 2021 joined the Member of Parliament for Tarkwa-Nsuaem constituency, Hon. George Mireku Duker who’s also the Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources as he organized a Special Interdenominational Thanksgiving and Gospel Show in his constituency in appreciation of God’s guidance towards him and the entire government over the years.
The Hon. Asamoah Boateng, a committed Christian danced unto the Lord just as David danced unto the Lord in the book of 2 Samuel 6:14, “And David danced before the Lord with all his might; and David was girded with a linen ephod.”
He charged the constituents to remember how far God has brought them and to be strong always. Asabee asked the Constituents to do all they can to support the Member of Parliament and the entire government as they work to improve the lives of Ghanaians.
He admonished all those that were gathered that the NPP Government encourages freedom of speech and the protection of individual liberties and, thus welcomes constructive comments and criticisms.
Hon. George Mireku Duker, on his part, thanked Asabee for mentoring him when he was a young man. He recounted his youthful years as the Assistant Secretary of the Mfantseman West Constituency when Asabee’s was the M.P.
He praised Asabee for taking him from Mankessim to Accra as his Special Assistant when he was appointed as the Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Environment during President J. A. Kufuor’s government. Hon. Duker mentioned his admiration for Asabee’s humility, can-do character and forthright approach in dealing with difficult issues.
The spirit-filled ceremony had top artists like Diana Hamilton, Omane Acheampong, Chief Supt. Kofi Sarpong and Great Ampong in attendance. Also present were traditional leaders, the Western Regional Minister, Dr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah and the Chief Director of the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources Prof. Patrick Agbesinyale.