PRESS RELEASE: Chief Imam urges Muslims to fast on Wednesday as National day of fasting and prayer

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 Akofo Ado 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


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