Let’s Protect Our Peace

Frank Fuseini Adongo reading a speech

As Muslims in the Bolgatanga Municipality joined other Muslims
around the world to mark Eid-Fitr, the Deputy Upper East Regional Minister,
Frank Fuseini Adongo has called on the Muslim Community to help spread the need
to sustain the peace and tolerance in the region.

He also called on all residents to be vigilant and should not
hesitate to report any suspicious character found loitering or wondering about
in their communities, saying, it is the responsibility of every Muslim and
residents of the region to help protect the peace and stand against crime
against humanity.

The Deputy Regional Minister was addressing Muslims to mark the
end of the month of Ramadan. This year, hundreds of Muslims from all sections
of the Bolgatanga Municipality converged at the NAFAC Park in the heart of the town
to observe an open air prayer. They thanked Allah for a successful Ramadan and
prayed for a good year.

The Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, Frank Fuseini urged the
Police to also act swiftly when such reports are made to them, so as to
encourage more people to report suspicious persons they come across in their

The Upper East Regional Chief Imam, Sheikh Adams Yussif advised
Muslim youth never to allow themselves to be used against people of other
religions, saying Islam embraces and tolerates people of other faiths.

According to him, it is only in a peaceful atmosphere that people
including Muslims can freely worship their maker, hence every Muslim should
make it a duty to protect the peace in their communities at all time.

Shiekh Yussif believes that if all Muslims continue with their good deeds beyond the Ramadan period, it will put them in a bright light for emulation by others, thereby making their communities better.

FROM: Ebo Bruce-Quansah, Bolgatanga NAFAC Park

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