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Archbishop Charles Agyinasare Clarifies His Comments on Nogokpo

Archbishop Charles Agyinasare, the general overseer and founder of Perez Chapel International, has addressed the recent controversy surrounding his comments about the community of Nogokpo and its people. In a video that went viral, he referred to Nogokpo as the headquarters of demons in the Volta Region, sparking criticism from various quarters.

Responding to the backlash, Archbishop Agyinasare stated that his intention was never to spite or denigrate the town or its inhabitants. He explained that his comments were made during a sermon on divine protection at the Supernatural Empowerment Summit held at the Perez Dome. He emphasized that as a charismatic Christians, the activation of divine protection against demonic attacks is a fundamental principle of their faith.

The archbishop provided examples of encounters with demonic manifestations during his numerous crusades around the world, such as people attempting to levitate during a crusade in India and an attack he experienced as a young pastor preaching at a bus stop near Korle Bu. Regarding Nogokpo, he clarified that he did not intend to refer to the town itself but rather an incident that occurred after a crusade in Aflao.

Archbishop Agyinasare expressed regret for any misrepresentation or misinformation that may have resulted from his comments. He stressed that he has always had a positive relationship with the people of the Volta Region, citing his wife’s Ewe heritage and the fact that two of his sons bear Ewe names. He reiterated that his examples were intended solely to illustrate the principle of divine protection to his congregants and not to cast aspersions on any specific towns or their residents.

Throughout his 40-year ministry, Archbishop Agyinasare has been known to speak out on critical issues in the nation, serving as a spiritual gatekeeper. He affirmed his commitment to continue serving God’s people and the nation according to the leadership of the Holy Spirit.

Responding to criticisms, Mr. Agyinasare said “I have received calls from people very close to me and my attention has been drawn to social media commentary on some portions of comments I made this past Thursday during the Supernatural Empowerment Summit here in the Perez Dome.

“I was speaking on the divine protection we as Christians enjoy from God and was teaching congregants on the need to activate divine protection from demonic attacks. This is a cardinal principle of our faith as Charismatic Christians.

“To drive home my point, I referred to several instances where I have encountered manifestations of demonic powers in my crusades which have taken me to over 92 countries of the world. I gave an example of people who were seeking to levitate during a crusade in India. I gave an example of an attack I suffered as a very young Pastor who had gone to preach at a bus stop around Korle Bu.

“About Nogokpo, I wish to clarify that I never intended to refer to the town but an incident that happened after a crusade at Aflao. I had no intention to cast a slur upon the people of Nogokpo Town and the Volta Region as a whole.

“I have had a very cordial relationship with the people of the Volta Region. My wife of 38 years is a Ewe from Keta. And two of my sons bear Ewe names. All of the examples I gave were not intended to denigrate any of the towns and their people but to elucidate the principle of divine protection to congregants.

“Any misrepresentation or misinformation that has characterized the subsequent commentary and reportage is regretted.

“My Ministry over the past 40 years has been one that has spoken up at critical times in our Nation as a spiritual gatekeeper and I remain committed to serving God’s people and our Nation as the spirit directs.”

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