The Deputy Volta regional minister, Mr. Francis Ganyaglo has called on Ghanaian Muslims to use the holy month of Ramadan to seek Allah’s intervention to help abate the current economic challenges confronting for the country.
He reiterated government’s commitment to fixing the challenges facing the nation and called on citizens to support government to restore the economy back on track.
Mr. Francis Ganyaglo made the called last Friday when he led a government delegation to present fifty (50) bags each of sugar and rice to the Muslim community at the Ho new Zongo.
The donation according to the Deputy Minister was on behalf of President Mahama to support the annual Ramadan fasting of Muslims across the country.
He urged them to continue to coexist peaceful and pray for peace and tranquillity across the country to drive national development.
The Acting regeant of the Ho new Zongo, Jabril Adamu received the items on behalf of the Muslim community after a brief prayer was said for the president and his government, by a spiritual leader from Senegal, sheik Sham.
Ali Baaba, a Zongo youth leader thank government for its support to the Islamic community and assured of their prayers for the country.
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. For a 30-dy period, Muslims all over the world abstain from food, drink, and other physical needs during the daylight hours. It is a season to purify the soul, refocus attention on Allah and practice self-sacrifice.
The Deputy Regional Minister was accompanied by the regional coordinating director, alhaji Ibrahim Alhassan, Ho Municipal Chief Executive, Fafa Adinyira, Mr. Kofi Attoh, former MP for Ho central and Mr. Kwesi Aboagye, NDC regional chairman.