- Farouk Aliu Mahama has urged Muslims across the country to pray for President Akufo-Addo and the success of Ghana
- He made the call when he donated some 1000 bags of sugar to his constituents who are Muslims
- The gesture is to support them during the month-long fasting period
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The Member of Parliament for Yendi, Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama, has donated 1,000 bags of sugar and assorted items to Muslim communities in his constituency.
The donation is to support the Muslims in the constituency during the month-long fasting period which started on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.
Muslims throughout the globe practice several religious activities during fasting. These activities include acts of charity to the less fortunate, nightly prayers, and the Quran's recitation.
As a result, Farouk Aliu Mahama made the donation to Imams, Mosques, women and youth groups, opinion leaders and chiefs among others.
The son of Ghana’s former vice president admonished Muslims throughout the country to pray for “wisdom and grace” for President Nana Akufo-Addo to help him continue to provide better leadership for the country.
Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia also urged Muslims across the country to remember their loved ones and the nation in prayers as they fast and pray during this period.
“Let us use this period of devotion and purity to pray for the continuous peace and prosperity of our country, and the well-being of loved ones,” he stated in a brief message posted on his Facebook page.
“The sacred month of Ramadan offers a unique opportunity to renew our faith in the Almighty Allah, and also show love and kindness to all, regardless of their religious affiliation, to reinforce the importance of our peaceful coexistence as a people,” he added.
In other news on YEN.com.gh, the 25-year-old graduate nurse of the Kwadaso Midwifery and Nursing College who went missing has been found dead.
Anabelle Dua’s mortal remains was found with some parts missing, YEN.com.gh gathered.
Dua went missing on April 1, 2021, after leaving her mother’s meat shop.
Sources close to the development who spoke on condition of anonymity said she left her mother’s shop in the company of ‘strangers’ who picked her up with their car.
That was the last time she was seen alive.
After days of search, the Kwadaso Police found Dua’s lifeless body with missing fingers and tongue.
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