The Second Lady, Samira Bawumia has indicated that the name of the Founder of Royalhouse Chapel International, Apostle General Rev. Sam Korankye Ankrah cannot be taken out of Ghana’s history.
Samira Bawumia was speaking at the 60th Birthday Celebration of Rev. Sam Korankye Ankrah at the Headquarters of Royalhouse Chapel International, Ahenfie in Accra. The 60th Birthday celebration is under the theme, “The Journey and the Legacies of a Father.”
Samira Bawumia speaking on behalf of the Presidency thanked God for the life of Rev. Korankye. She commended him for listening to the voice of God when his call came.
“I am so happy that Apostle General listened to the voice of God and today his life has been a blessing to millions of people not only in Ghana but across the globe.”
She noted that God can bless and change the life of anyone it does not matter where the person is coming from Rev. Ankrah’s life being an example.
Mrs Bawumia also commended Rev Mrs Rita Korankye Ankrah for being behind his husband all these years.
“Your love for Apostle General has helped the church to grow, God bless you for the love you have shown for your family and the church.”
He is also the first Vice President of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council. Ghana’s Ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor in 2008, honoured Rev. Ankrah with the Order of the Volta award, one of Ghana’s highest honours, for his charitable work in the areas of health and education.
Reverend Ankrah was born to J. O. Ankrah and Victoria Ziddah on 23 February 1960, the 22nd of his polygamous father’s 24 children and the fifth of his mother’s seven children.
He attended Accra High School and Saint John’s Grammar Secondary School in Accra and was inspired to pursue a career in religion following a visit by the evangelistic group Joyful Way Incorporated.
He later attended the University of Ghana, where he started the Showers of Blessing Incorporated (SOBI) Evangelistic Ministry in 1984. He also holds certificates in Christian Leadership, from Haggai Institute in Singapore and Management and Entrepreneurship from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
He has four children: Nana Akos, Paapa, Naa Dromo and Mawuena. He has also authored over ten books.