Accra, June 5, GNA- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has lauded Muslims both in Ghana and across the globe for their successful completion of the month-long period of Ramadan fasting.
“I congratulate the Muslim Ummah of Ghana, and, by extension the entire Muslim population of the world for braving the pangs of hunger and thirst for an entire month,” he wrote on his Facebook wall on Wednesday.
“Besides the spiritual attainment of the month, you deserve commendation for the strict disciplinary code that you have adhered to throughout the period.
“I pray that Allah accepts our collective prayer, continue to shower His grace, mercies and peace on our nation, and make her great and strong,” the President said.
President Akufo-Addo wished all Muslims a peaceful Eid-ul-Fitr celebration.
He called on the Muslim youth to celebrate the period cautiously”, saying, “the nation needs you alive.”
Veep expresses gratitude to Allah for successful Ramadan
Accra,June 5, GNA–Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr expressed gratitude to Allah for his mercies and guidance for a successful holy month of Ramadan.
He thanked the Muslim Ummah for their prayers for the nation.
He urged all Muslims and Ghanaians to continue living in peace, unity and tolerance for rapid development.
“Samira and I want to use the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr to send our heartfelt gratitude to the Muslim Ummah for their prayers for Ghana,” he said.
Eid-ul-Fitr is the festival of the break of the fast and often characterised with prayers and thanksgiving.