Bawumia, Samira jet off to Mecca for pilgrimage

Bawumia, Samira jet off to Mecca for pilgrimage

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and his wife have left the country to Mecca, Saudi Arabia to mark this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.

Dr. Bawmumia, together with Second Lady, Samira Bawumia, left for Mecca on Friday, August 17, 2018.

Both of them are expected to return home on August 27, 2018, a statement from the office of the vice President said.

Bawumia, Samira jet off to Mecca for pilgrimage

Dr Bawumia and national chief Imam. Source: Office of the Veep

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Vice President Bawumia, accompanied by his wife, Hajia Samira Bawumia, will join thousands of Ghanaians and millions of Muslims around the world in performing this year’s Hajj,” a portion of the statement read.

It added: “while on the Pilgrimage Vice President Bawumia will use the spiritual exercise to among others pray for the people and nation of Ghana and request Allah’s blessings for Ghana.”

Read the full statement below:

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia leaves for Hajj
The Vice President of the Republic, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, departed Accra for Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Friday 17th August 2018 to perform the Islamic pilgrimage of Hajj.
Vice President Bawumia, accompanied by his wife, Hajia Samira Bawumia, will join thousands of Ghanaians and millions of Muslims around the world in performing this year’s Hajj.
The Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and fulfils one of the conditions for total submission to the will of Allah.
While on the Pilgrimage Vice President Bawumia will use the spiritual exercise to among others pray for the people and nation of Ghana and request Allah’s blessings for Ghana
The Vice President returns to Ghana on Monday 27th August, 2018.
Signed
Frank Agyei-Twum
Communications Director
Office of the Vice President

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