- John Dramani Mahama has urged Muslims to use the period of Ramadan to offer supplications to Allah for Ghana’s safety, progress and prosperity
- Mr Mahama indicated that Ramadan is a month of peace and love, therefore, it should manifest in the lives of every Muslim through the Ramadan period and beyond
Former president John Dramani Mahama has extended his goodwill to all Muslims as they begin their 30-day fast in the month of Ramadan.
Muslims in the world and across the country began their 30-day fast today, Monday, 6 May 2019.
In a Facebook post, Mahama urged all Muslims to pray for the safety, progress and prosperity of Ghana.
He said they must let peace and love manifest in their lives in this period of Ramadan.
“With the start of the 2019 holy month of Ramadan, I wish to extend my warmest felicitations to our Muslim brothers and sisters as they begin the 30-day fast.
“Ramadan is a month of self-denial, dedication to the will of Allah and personal spiritual and moral growth for all who go through the ritual of the fast. Ramadan is a month of peace and love. Let this be manifest in our lives in this holy month and beyond,” sections of the post reads.
It added: “As you go through this period of Ramadan, I urge our Muslim brothers and sisters to offer supplications to Allah for the safety, progress and prosperity of our dear nation.
Meanwhile, over 1.8 billion Muslims across the world are expected to embark on this year’s fast.
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