- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended fraternal greetings to Muslims in Ghana and throughout the world on the commencement of the Ramadan Fast
- He urged Muslims to live by the principles of love, sacrifice, dedication to duty and cloak the month in sanctity and holiness
- The Islamic holy month of Ramadan began on Saturday, April 2, 2022, and Muslims won't eat or drink during the hours of daylight
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sent out fraternal greetings to Muslims in Ghana and around the world on the commencement of the Ramadan Fast.
The observance of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan began on Saturday, April 2, 2022, and Muslims won't eat or drink during the hours of daylight, beginning Sunday, April 3.
In a Facebook message, President Akufo-Addo said that Ramadan is a month of intense devotion and commitment to the principles of love, sacrifice, and dedication to duty.
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A call to live by principles
''I urge Muslims to strive to live by these values and cloak the Month of Ramadan in sanctity and Holiness,'' he shared with a photo posing with the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu.
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During the month of Ramadan, Muslims won't eat or drink during the hours of daylight.
However, children are not expected to fast until they reach puberty, usually around the age of 14 years old.
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President Nana Akufo-Addo Celebrates His Wife Rebecca's Birthday With Beautiful Wish
YEN.com.gh previously reported that Ghana's First Lady Rebecca Akufo Addo turned 71 years old, but still looked as stunning as a woman who is only in her early 50s.
Her husband, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo took to his Twitter handle to celebrate the elegant woman in a short but heartwarming tweet that is receiving massive attention on social media.
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Posting a picture of the first lady and tagging her handle, Nana shared:
''Happy Birthday my beautiful Rebecca (@RAkufoAddo) ❤️❤️❤️.''
How Rebecca's 70th birthday was celebrated
In celebration of her milestone, First Lady Rebecca had a party organised in her name. A video from the birthday celebration of Mrs Akufo-Addo showed it was a party organised by a swimming pool.
In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, the first lady was seen dressed in a lemon yellow dress, with almost everybody around dressed in white.
Not long into the video, Mrs Akufo-Addo got on the dancefloor to display good moves while the people around urged her on.
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