Ghana’s vice president Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has enplaned to Mecca, Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj ritual.
Although the veep has already performed rituals in Mecca enabling him to become an Alhaji, Muslims can opt to perform the Islamic pilgrimage multiple times.
Do find the press release below:
17th August, 2018
For Immediate Release
Vice President leaves for Hajj
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.
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.
Office of the Vice President