Prez. Mahama declares 3 days national fasting and prayers

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346028999_555576President John Dramani Mahama is urging Christians and Muslims, including all people of faith, to dedicate three days to fast and pray for the nation ahead of the December 7 general elections.

The President wants this event to commence on Friday, December 2, 2016 through to Sunday, December 4, 2016.

This was contained in a statement signed and issued by Communications Minister, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah, and released on behalf of the President, Thursday.

Read below the statement

PRESIDENT MAHAMA DECLARES THREE DAYS OF FASTING AND PRAYERS FOR CONTINUOUS PEACE AND STABILITY IN GHANA

His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana is urging Christians and Muslims including all people of faith to dedicate three days (Friday, 2nd – Sunday, 4th December, 2016) to fast and pray for the nation ahead of the imminent December 7 elections.

As we fast and pray for continuous peace and stability in Ghana before, during and after the elections, the President is further urging all to dedicate their specific days of worship- Friday, Saturday and Sunday to pray to God to intercede for Ghana.

It is his belief that through fasting and prayers, supported by appropriate measures and actions on the part of all stakeholders, “Our dear nation will once again demonstrate to the world that Ghana is not only the beacon of hope for Africa’s Democracy but also the nation ready and willing to continue on the path of progress and prosperity for all.

(Signed)

EDWARD K. OMANE BOAMAH(DR)

 

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