Man celebrates birthday in special way by cleaning cemetery

Man celebrates birthday in special way by cleaning cemetery

- Man celebrates 40th birthday by cleaning cemetery

- According to Ali Suraj, he spent the day cleaning the place because it is his final home when he leaves the world

Birthdays are very special and people around the world have different ways of marking such special days.

For a businessman, he decided to celebrate his latest birthday by cleaning a cemetery in the Ashanti Region.

Ali Suraj turned 40 on Sunday, May 26, 2019, and instead of organising a party, he went to the Tafo cemetery in the Old Tafo Municipality to clean the place.

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According to a report by Accra-based Class FM, he spent the day together with his friends clearing weeds and rubbish at the cemetery.

Suraj explained that the cemetery will be his final home one day when he leaves the world and, therefore found it appropriate to use the day to clean the place

He added that it is good to keep the cemetery clean so that all the ancestors buried over there can peacefully rest.

"I decided purposely to come here [Tafo cemetery] to mark my 40th birthday,” the businessman is quoted as saying.

“The reason behind it is a desire to clean the environment, because our fathers and our mothers are here, and the place is dirty, that's why I decided to use my birthday to clean the environment.”

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Suraj is currently the leader of the Ashanti Regional Zongo Youth, a group made up of men and women living in zongos in the Ashanti region.

The Tafo cemetery, located in the Old Tafo municipality, is the biggest cemetery in Kumasi, but has been left bushy in recent years.

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