The former president H.E Jerry John Rawlings and his wife Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings has extended their Eid ul Fitr message to Muslims celebrating the occasions. According to them, it’s a privilege and honour to join the Islamic community on a special like this. “It is an honour once again for Nana and I to join the Muslim community to celebrate Eid ul Fitr.” They said.
In a statement, they said, “today’s celebration is devoid of the usual congregation of Muslims at various communities to offer prayers and later to celebrate the successful conclusion of the month of fasting with get-togethers, because of the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and its social distancing protocols.” They added.
The former president and his wife have commended the Muslim community for their commitment to the protocols instituted by government to stem the spread of Covid-19 and urge that as we offer our prayers to Allah today, we seek his grace to heal us of the afflictions of the virus.
They also urge all Muslims to endeavour to adhere strictly to the social distancing and hygiene protocols as we celebrate, so we can combat this crises together.
In conclusion, they congratulate the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Nuhu Sharabutu and the entire Muslim community on the successful conclusion of the sacrificial month of fasting.