You’re the first in history to share Gbewaa palace Iftar – Ya Na to Bawumia

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Ghana’s Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Thursday, 30 May 2019 began the last phase of his 2019 nationwide Ramadan tour by joining his fellow Muslims in Savelugu, Mion and Yendi in the Northern Region for prayers.

Dr Bawumia took part in the Iftar and performed Magrib prayers with the Dagbon overlord, Ya Na Abukari II, who noted that: “This is the first time in the history of the Gbewaa palace that a Vice-President of the Republic had participated in an Iftar and said prayers at the palace.”

Dr Bawumia also paid courtesy calls on the Yo Na, Yakubu Andani Abdulai in Savelugu where he participated in the Zuhr prayer and also on the Mion Lana, Abdulai Mahamadu in Mion, where he participated in the Asr prayer.

The Vice-President urged the chiefs to continue to work hard to cement the hard-won peace in Dagbon.
Source: Ghana/

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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