Apostle Eric Nyamekye, has few minutes ago been confirmed as the Chairman elect of The Church Of Pentecost at the ongoing 43rd C.O.P General Council Meeting at the Pentecost Convention Centre.
Apostle Nyamekye who will be taking over from Apostle Prof Opoku Onyinah received an overwhelming endorsement by the Electoral College as well as from the General Assembly.
As part of the church’s process to elect a new chairman, its Electoral College today, May 3, 2018, held an election where the chairman elect – Apostle Eric Nyamekye polled 147 ‘YES’ votes out of the total 151 votes. Only four people voted ‘No’. Also in the Elections by the general council, he polled 994 votes for ‘YES’ out of 1009; with 14 ’No’ votes and 1 abstention).
Currently the area head of Koforidua in the Eastern Region, Apostle Nyamekye would replace Apostle Professor Opoku Onyinah who retires on Saturday May 5, 2017.
The church will on August 26, 2018 hold a retirement service at the Pentecost Convention Centre (PCC) at Gomoa Feteh in the Central Region for Apostle Prof Onyinah who is retiring after 42-years of service.
The 64-year-old Apostle Onyinah took over from Apostle Dr. Michael Ntumy in 2008 as the fifth chairman of the COP.
We congratulate Aps. Nyamekye on his new assignment and pray that God leads him through to take the church to greater heights
See below an infograph of Aps. Nyamekye’s ministorial journey thus far.