Vice president of the republic of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has assured Muslims he would join them in their various communities to observe prayers, break their fast (If-tar) and prayer for Ghana during the holy month of Ramadan.
Muslims across the globe including Ghana, will from the dawn of Monday, 6th May, 2019 commence one month (29/30) fasting and prayer which forms part of the five pillars of Islam.
Dr Bawumia in a statement considered Ramadan as an important time for reflection, and urges Muslims to exercise forgiveness and thankfulness for Allah’s grace.
“As Faithfuls we esteem each day as a day of patience and tolerance, and each night as a night of appreciation through salat.”
Read full copy of statement below:
“Assalaamu ‘Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh
On the occasion of the commencement of the Holy Month of Ramadan, I extend my warm-hearted wishes to the Muslim Ummah in Ghana and around the world.
Fasting is an important period for us muslims as it is time for reflection, forgiveness and thankfulness for Allah’s grace.
As Faithfuls we esteem each day as a day of patience and tolerance, and each night as a night of appreciation through salat.
I would be joining you my brothers and sisters in your various communities around the country to pray and break our fast together (iftar) and pray for our Ghana.
As we unite as a country to observe Ramadan, Samira Bawumia and l pray for a blessed month.
May Allah’s peace be upon us all.
Ramadan Mubarak!! “
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