Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, running mate to flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has left Ghana to Mecca to perform the Islamic pilgrimage of Hajj. He left the country on Saturday.
He is accompanied by his wife, Samira Bawumia and they are expected to join thousands of Ghanaians and millions of Muslims around the world in performing this year’s Hajj.
Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and fulfils one of the conditions for total submission to the will of Allah.
A statement signed by Dr. Bawumia’s press secretary, Kwabena Boadu said “while on the Pilgrimage, Dr. Bawumia will use the spiritual exercise to among others pray for the people and nation of Ghana and to request Allah’s blessing for Ghana.”
A total of 5424 Ghanaians are expected to embark on the hajj.
SOURCE: Citi FM,