Bawumia receives birthday gift from Methodist church

Bawumia receives birthday gift from Methodist church

The vice president, Dr. Bawumia, has ended his 55th birthday celebration with a special gift by the Methodist Church of Ghana.

It all happened at the Wesley Cathedral in Cape Coast during church service on Sunday, 7th October 2018 where the vice president, in all white, received a 'boxed gift' from head of the church.

The Vice President who turned 55 years today, was attending the Induction Service of the newly elected Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church, The Most Rev. Dr. Paul Kwabena Boafo.

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Bawumia receives birthday gift from Methodist church

Bawumia receives birthday gift from Methodist church
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Led by the outgoing and incoming Presiding Bishops, the Church presented a birthday hamper to Dr. Bawumia and prayed for the blessings, favour, and wisdom of the Almighty God onto the life of the Vice President.

“Back in my teens at Tamale, I was the only Muslim member of the Boys Brigade. My mother is a product of Wesley Girls Senior High School (a Methodist school), and likewise my wife, Samira Bawumia, a product of Mfantsiman School (also a Methodist school)”, he revealed.

Bawumia and politics

A popular member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Nyaho Nyaho Tamakloe, has called on the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, to resign.

According to him, Ghana’s economy is a bad state, and for that reason, Dr. Bawumia need not remain in office.

He explained that Dr. Bawumia has failed to deliver on the numerous promises and assurances he gave Ghanaians when the NPP was in opposition.

“If you look at the data, you will realize that whilst the National Democratic Congress (NDC) were borrowing, the debt to GDP ratio was increasing, jumping and ballooning.

But while we are borrowing, the debt to GDP is declining. So they should take a closer look at the data and come back again,” he said.

He went on to say that according to Standard and Poor, a global rating agency, Ghana’s sovereign credit ratings have been upgraded from B minus to B with a stable outlook. And, this is the first upgrade that Ghana has received in 10 years.

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