The flag-bearer of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged Muslims in the country to use the Ramadan period to pray against unprincipled politics, corruption and other evils that has crept into our society.
In a Ramadan message to Muslims, said: Nana Akufo-Addo “my prayer[is] that Muslims will use this holy month of Ramadan to pray for Allah to ward off the evils that plague our society and draw us back- corruption, nepotism, ethnicity, unprincipled politics, poverty, ignorance and disease”.
He underscored the need for Muslims to use Ramadan to unite and instill in Ghanaians a fellow-feeling “so that we can create a society where Allah is truly our anchor against the storms of life”
Nana Akufo-Addo asked all Muslims to continually demonstrate a sense of unity and oneness in the years aheadm, noting “wholehearted devotion to one’s own faith is matched with a devout respect for the faith of others”.
“I pray, particularly, for my running mate, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, and his wife, Hajia Samira Bawumia, as they commemorate the first anniversary of their pilgrimage to the Holy Places of Mecca.
“Once again, I wish all Moslems Allah’s guidance and peace as you observe this truly unique month of blessing. Salamu Alaikum!”
Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a time when Muslims around the world focus on prayer, fasting, giving to charity, and religious devotion.
By Akoma FM|3news.com|Ghana