Pennsylvania Based Church Delegation Call on Vice President Boakai

Monday, 15th October 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - Vice President Joseph N. Boakai says the Unity Party-led government is a God-fearing one that attributes whatever achievements it has made to God’s direction.

“Everybody is looking up to the government for this and that. What they need to know is that the government alone cannot do it, because we the officials of the government are being used as instruments by the Almighty,” Vice President Boakai said emphasizing, “We believe that if we have made any progress, it is through God’s direction”. 

Vice President Boakai made the remarks Monday a when a four-member delegation from the Pennsylvania based Christ Community Church, accompanied by two Liberian prelates called on him at his Sinkor office.

Vice President Boakai assured faith-based institutions wishing to help the country, of government’s fullest cooperation.

Earlier, the head of the delegation, Pastor Philip Cappuccio presented Vice President Boakai and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf with two bibles and video tapes on the transformation of nations that were in dire straits that have experienced complete transformation.

Pastor Cappuccio told Vice President Boakai that the Lord has revealed to him that a “new day is dawning in Liberia”

Also in remarks, a member of the delegation, Rev. Sylvia Evans said they are part of a Strategic Services Network, and that they  “desire to help impact the nation economically, socially and spiritually”, stressing , “anything we can do as an organization, we will be interested in helping in any way possible”.

The Chaplain of the Liberian Senate, Reverend Holder who accompanied the delegation, informed Vice President Boakai that the group is building a high school, hospital and feeding hundreds of children in Todee District.

He added that the Church is also operating a school in the western Monrovia suburb of  Jacob Town.