God was his Rock in the waves

TO A FIRST-TIME visitor to Ghana from more secular Europe, Accra brims with overt religious sentiment. Most of the tro-tros (transit vans) and taxis transporting folk around the city have some kind of religious message lettered on their front or rear windows. Among those I saw on a Monday afternoon drive with Emmanuel Adjaye were "Thank you, Lord," "Holy Ghost," "Fear not," and "The Lord is my Shepherd."

Emmanuel Adjaye embodies these sentiments. As a freelance delivery person in Accra, fellow drivers have nicknamed him "Kaa worry," a mixture of the Ga language and English, meaning "Don't worry!" He has a way of calming people with his confidence in God's control.

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