May your prayers and fasting heal our land as you begin Ramadan – Muslims told


Parliamentary Candidate for the New Patriotic Party(NPP) in the Juabeng Constituency of the Ashanti Region, Francis Owusu-Akyaw has told Muslims to pray to Allah to heal the nation as they begin fasting in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

In a statement copied to, Francis Akyaw stated:

‘As Muslims around the globe commence the thirty(30) days fasting and prayers from today, I wish all Muslims in Juaben Constituency,Ghana and the world at large a Ramadan Mubarak.’

Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam – takes place from Sunrise to Sunset in the ninth month of Islamic calendar which is observed by Muslims around the world as a month of Fasting, Prayer, Reflection, to be with family and friends.

During these period, it is my fervent prayer that, the Almighty Allah accept your Prayers, Sacrifices and Generosity to aid us overcome Covid-19 after Ramadan.

May this year’s Ramadan bring us good health, prosperity, peace and heal our land from the Coronavirus pandemic.

He used the opportunity to advise the Muslim community and Ghanaians at large to stick to the President’s directives and use nose masks to help contain the spread of the virus.

‘With the partial lock down lifted by H.E The President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo, I urge all Muslims and fellow Ghanaians to use a face mask and observe all the protocols by the GHS, MoH and WHO to help us abstain from being infected with the CODVID-19.’

Source: Ghana|| 2020


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