Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya Constituency, Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo has donated food items and Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the Muslim Communities within the Dome-Kwabenya constituency in the holy month of Ramadan at the Ga East Central Mosque, Atomic on Thursday.
Ramadan, the 9th month of the Islamic Calender is observed by Muslims as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection, community and a time of spiritual discipline and renewal.
Items donated includes 20 bags of rice, 20 Cartons of Milo, 20 bags of sugar 20 cartons of Milk, 15 boxes of teabag, Praying mats, 100 pieces of Jalabia and PPES for their use during the Ramadan celebrations. On hand to receive the items were the President of Ga East Council of Muslim Chiefs who doubles as the Greater Accra Gonja Chief and his two deputies and representatives of the Ga East Imam Council.
In her address, the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection emphasised her Islamic family background which has enforced her solidarity with the Muslim Community
"I grew up with a grandfather who was a practicing Muslim and as such as a child every time I spent with my grandfather, I was educated in the holy Islamic traditions. This upbringing instilled in me the love and solidarity I share with the Muslim Community. As Member of Parliament, I have always worked hand in hand with the Muslim Community in developing the consituency and will continue to do so. It is my hope that these items will be a blessing to you in this holy month" she stated.
The Vice President of the Ga East Zongo Chiefs Council and Kwabenya Zongo Chief, Alhaji Inusah Bashiru on behalf of the Muslim Community expressed his delight at Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo's continuous support to the Muslim community in the Constituency.
"We are really grateful for this wonderful gesture by our Member of Parliament. Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo has over the years proven to us that she has the Muslim Community at heart and is always at hand to offer her support at all times most especially during all our festivities. The entire Muslim Community will continue to pray for her success in all her endeavours"
This year’s support comes at a critical point where our communities have been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and as a such the Muslim leadership in the constituency were very appreciative of the continuous effort by the Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo to see to the needs of the their community in the constituency.
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