Tarkwa-Nsuaem MCE Supports Ramadan
The Municipal Chief Excutive (MCE) of Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality, Gilbert Ken Asmah on Friday, May 25th joined the Muslim fraternity at the Tarkwa central mosque to perform ‘Jummah’ prayers.
He was accompanied by some party sympathizers and a team from the Assembly to grace the special and sacred occasion.
As part of the program, the MCE donated some items to the Municipal Imam to support the Ramadan fasting.
Amongst the items were 20 bags of perfumed rice, 5 bags of sugar, 8 cartons of milk, boxes of tea bag and an undisclosed amount.
Briefing the media, the MCE explained that the gesture was in support of the Ramadan fasting period.
He explained further that the donation was to show appreciation for the numerous cooperation and prayers received from the Muslim fraternity towards the developmental drive in the Municipality.
“We are all partners in development, your views, comments and contributions have been very beneficial towards the economic growth and peaceful coexistence in Tarkwa-Nsuaem and we must all be proud of it,” he observed.
The Municipal Chief Imam, Alhaji Imam Abdallah who received the items thanked the MCE and urged him to be steadfast and bold in the execution of his duties.
“You have our support so long as you are on the right path towards the development of the Municipality,” he stressed.
Alhaji Yushaw, Deputy Municipal Chief Imam on his part, explained that “Ramadan is the month of giving and mercy and in it Allah blesses the believers with forgiveness who are saved from inequities. Therefore, whoever is merciful and Charitable during Ramadan period receives abundant blessings.”
The practice of Ramadan fast is intended to help teach Muslims self-discipline and generosity; the practice is also a way of giving the body rest, cleansing both physically and spiritually, sharpening our collective sense of self-restraint.