By: Evans Attah Akangla| ignewss|
The Ho East Presbytery of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church Ghana and Klefe Pastoral District has successfully held a welcome service to induct Rev. Richard Mawutor Buamah as the 11th District Pastor during the church’s General Assembly transition.
Rev. Buamah was commissioned into the Pastorial ministry on July 15, 2012 subsequently ordained 24th August 2014
He began his pastoral journey as the District Pastor of the E.P. Church Agortime/Ave Pastoral District from October 2012 to February 2014. Later, he served as the District Pastor of the E.P. Church Ave Pastoral District from February 2014 to October 2017.
Following this, he was posted as the District Pastor to the E.P. Church Abutia Teti Pastoral District from October 2017 to October 2022, before his recent posting as the District Pastor to the E.P. Church Klefe Pastoral District in the Church’s Ministerial Transfer in October 2022.
Apart from his pastoral role, Rev. Richard Mawutor Buamah also works as an Environmental Health Practitioner. He served at the Environmental Health Office – Ho Municipal Assembly from 2007 to 2017 and has been at the Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC), Ho, specifically at the Volta Regional Environmental Health Office since 2017 to date.
Throughout his tenure, Rev. Buamah actively contributed to the church’s initiatives, serving as a member of the E.P. Church 175th Anniversary Media and Publicity Sub-Committee in 2022. He also chaired the Ho East Presbytery Synod Sub-Committee on Media Publicity Protocol from 2013 to 2021 and facilitated youth programs at the Ho East Presbytery from 2015 to 2022.
During the event, the Regional Minister, Hon. Archibald Yao Letsa, praised the new minister, describing him as a dedicated team player.
“We worked together at the VRCC, so I affectionately call him Klefe Osofo. He is hardworking. I see him not just as an EP Pastor but as a dedicated individual for Klefe. Let’s support him in his service here.” he said.
Togbe Koku Dzaga VI acknowledged Rev. Richard Mawutor Buamah’s positive contributions to Klefe, specifically during the TeZa festival and Glimetsozã celebration this year. He mentioned that the Klefe community has warmly welcomed Rev. Buamah’s posting and expressed their commitment to work closely with him.
Togbe Kwaku Dzaga VI further advised the congregants to be vigilant and security-conscious during the festive season (yuletide), emphasizing the need to abstain from lifestyles that could jeopardize the future. He extended advance wishes for a fruitful yuletide to the public.