Vice President Bawumia in Mecca for Hajj
The Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia has left Accra on Friday for Mecca in Saudi Arabia, to perform this year's Islamic pilgrimage of Hajj.
Accompanied by his wife, Samira Bawumia, they will join thousands of Ghanaians and millions of Muslims around the world in performing this year’s Hajj.
Below is a copy of a statement issued by his office
17th 2018For Immediate Release
Vice President leaves for Hajj
The Vice President of the Republic, Alhaji Mahamudu, departed Accra for Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Friday 17th 2018 to perform the Islamic pilgrimage of Hajj.
Vice President Bawumia, accompanied by his wife, Hajia Samira Bawumia, will join thousands of Ghanaians and millions of Muslims around the world in performing this year’s Hajj.
The Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and one of the conditions for total submission to the will of Allah.
While on the Pilgrimage Vice President Bawumia will use the spiritual exercise among others pray for the people and nation of Ghana and request Allah’s blessings for Ghana
The Vice President returns to Ghana on Monday 27th 2018.
Frank Agyei-TwumCommunications DirectorOffice of the Vice President