The Paramount Muslim Chief of Aplaku, Bortianor, Oshiyie and Kokrobite (ABOK) Sarki Salifu Attram has tasked Muslim faithfuls and Ghanaians in general to reflect on the essence of the holy month of Ramadan and its message of tolerance as well as forgiveness of sins.
Sarki Attram made the statement in his yearly message to wish fellow Muslims around the world a happy Edir-fitir celebration.
He called on Muslims especially the youth not to abandon the good habits they showcased during the Ramadan and encouraged them to continue with the good deeds and tolerate one another.
He stated that there is the need for all Muslim sects in Ghana to come together for the purpose of development in the Muslim Communities.
He urged the various sects to further come together and ensure that social amenities for all Muslims are provided and ensure that many Muslims particularly the females are enrolled in the field of nursing and medical staff to help Muslim especially women during delivery.
He expressed concern over how male medical practitioners receive Muslim women during child birth which according to him brings to the fore the need to train Muslims female midwives.
He added that we cannot pretend that all is well hence the need for the various Islamic seats to join heads and find lasting solution to the problems Muslim women go through at the hospitals.
According to him, all though the are many success stories in the Muslim Communities they is needs to do more.
This he said, the time has come for Muslims to venture more into health and legal sectors of the country.
He called on the to government to put in more efforts in ensuring good economy for Ghanaians to end the hardship in the country and improve on the general well-being of the people.
He noted that the major cause of recession and depression in the country is due to poor economic planning and called all Muslims to remember the country in their prayers during Eid prayers.
The Aplaku, Bortianor, Oshiyie and Kokrobite Muslim Paramount Chief use the Eidir – fitir celebration to thank his elders and Muslims under his jurisdiction for their peaceful co-existence and for their commitment to the growth and development of ABOK.
Source: Muhammed Faisel Mustapha