Coronavirus: Mahama and Bawumia exchange greetings with elbows at funeral

Coronavirus: Mahama and Bawumia exchange greetings with elbows at funeral

They may be political opponents but former president John Dramani Mahama and Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia happily exchanges greetings with the elbows in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic

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The two statesmen met at the funeral rites of the late paramount chief of Karaga Traditional Area, Naa Adam Mahama.

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The two politicians are usually at each others neck, expressing divergent political views and opinions.

But at the funeral of the late paramount chief of Karaga, the NDC and NPP buried their difference and exhibited love and peace.

The Vice President was not only seen happily exchanging pleasantries with the former president, but also with the NDC bigwigs like General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, and Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu.

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Dr. Bawumia noted in a post on his Facebook page that, “the observance of the funeral rites is crucial to consolidating the Dagbon peace process”.

The late chief was a unifier in Dagbon and played various roles in keeping peace and stability in his traditional area and Dagbon as a whole.

YEN.com.gh earlier also reported that as the world struggles to find a lasting cure and remedy to the deadly COVID-19 illness, authorities have also intensified measures that will help reduce the spread of the disease.

In China, for example, people are avoiding handshakes and resulting to greeting one another with a gong shou gesture, where a palm is folded over the opposite fist.

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