National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu has called on all Muslims in the country to support the president by fasting and praying tomorrow, Wednesday 25.
President Nana Akufo-Addo declared Wednesday a national day of fasting and prayer as the country grapples with Covid-19.
In an address broadcast on television, Akufo-Addo appealed to Christians and Muslims to pray for God’s protection.
“Let us pray to God to protect our nation and save us from this pandemic,” he said.
However in a press release, Dr. Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu entreat Muslims of all denominations to support the presidential call.
The National Chief Imam Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu wishes to draw the attention of all followers of the Islamic faith in Ghana that the President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has declared Wednesday March 25th 2020 as National day of fasting and prayer.
Accordingly Muslims of all sects are entreated to support the presidential call.
Additionally the National Chief Imam would like to entreat Muslims of all denominations to fast on Thursday 26th March 2020 in line with the Sunna of the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W).
It is important to note that the fasting to be embarked upon on those two days is intended to enhance our collective spiritual struggle to win the ongoing battle against the COVID-19 popularly known as Coronavirus.
It is our hope that all will cooperate.
Sheikh Armiyawo Shaibu, spokesman for the Chief Imam onbehalf of His Eminence the National Chief Imam of Ghana, Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu. 0243661350