FORMER PRESIDENT John Mahama has urged Muslims in the country to to offer supplications to Allah for the safety, progress and prosperity of Ghana during this year’s Ramadan Fast.
The 30-day fast started Today, Monday, 6 May 2019.
In a statement, the former President and Presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress, a(NDC) said “Ramadan is a month of self denial, dedication to the will of Allah and personal spiritual and moral growth for all who go through the ritual of the fast.”
He urged that “Ramadan is a month of peace and love. Let this be manifest in our lives in this holy month and beyond.”
Ramadan is the ninth month as per the Islamic calendar, i.e. the Hijri.
Mr. Mahama said”with the start of the 2019 holy month of Ramadan, I wish to extend my warmest felicitations to our Muslim brothers and sisters as they begin the 30-day fast.”