Christian Council Elects Rt. Rev. Prof. J.O.Y Mante As Chairman

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has elected Rt. Rev. Prof. Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante as its Chairman.

Rt. Rev. Prof. J.O.Y Mante who is the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana was elected Chairman at the Council’s 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) which took place at the Rev. Peter Kwei Dagadu Memorial Methodist Church in Osu on April 21, 2021.

His election follows the successful end of term of Most Rev. Paul Kwabena Boafo, Presiding Bishop of Methodist Church Ghana.

Rt. Rev Prof. J.O.Y Mante served as the Chairman of the “Eminent Persons Group” set up by the Christian Council of Ghana to ensure credible, peaceful, free and fair election 2020.

The Council is very grateful to Most Rev Paul Boafo for his enormous contributions to the work of the Council during his tenure as the Chairman, and asked God to continue to bless him for his dedication to the work of the Council.

The Council congratulates Rt. Rev Prof. J.O.Y Mante on his election and ask the good Lord to grant them the needed grace and wisdom to lead the Council.

Rt. Rev Prof. J.O.Y Mante holds an MA, MPhil and PhD in Systematic Theology and Philosophy of Religion from Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California in the USA.

He has served on many committees and boards in Ghana and abroad over the past 20 years including World Alliance of Reformed Churches in Geneva, Switzerland.

Rt. Rev. Prof. J.O.Y Mante was one time the President of the Trinity Theological Serminary, Legon Accra.

In his acceptance speech, he thanked the Council for the confidence reposed in him and pledged to work hard to move the biggest Ecumenical group in Ghana.

He has been a minister of the gospel in the Presbyterian Church of Ghana since 1981 and he served as the Akuapem Presbytery Chairperson from 2006 to 2011.