Vice President Bawumia in Mecca for Hajj

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The Vice President, Dr 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.

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Below is a copy of a statement issued by his office

17th August, 2018
For Immediate Release

Vice President leaves for Hajj


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The Vice President of the Republic, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu, departed Accra for Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Friday 17th August, 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 fulfils one of the conditions for total submission to the will of Allah.

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While on the Pilgrimage Vice President Bawumia will use the spiritual exercise to 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 August, 2018.

Signed

Frank Agyei-Twum
Communications Director
Office of the Vice President