April 17, 2024

Alhaji Bawa Tanko Addressing the Mosque Committee

Former President and 2024 flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), H.E John Dramani Mahama, has demonstrated his commitment to community development and religious harmony by donating a substantial amount towards the modernization project of the Kumasi Central Mosque.

The gracious contribution of Two Hundred Thousand Cedis (200,000.00) was presented to the leadership of the Mosque Committee on Friday 16th, 2024 after (Jummah) prayer. This weighty financial support comes in response to a formal request made to the former president by the Kumasi Central Mosque Committee, aimed at advancing the second phase of uplifting the Central Mosque and enhancing its facilities.

Leading the delegation on behalf of John Mahama was the National Vice Chairman, Hon Dr Sarpong, accompanied by esteemed party members including Alhaji Bawa Tanko, formerly of the Office of the President, National Zongo Caucus Coordinator Alhaji Mohammed Cooliyounger, Ashanti Regional Chairman Nana Kwesi, Deputy National Zongo Caucus Alhaji Ahmed, Ashanti Regional Zongo Caucus Alhaji Naziru, amongst others.

The generous donation underscores Mahama’s unwavering commitment to fostering religious tolerance, community cohesion, and socio-economic development across the country. By extending a helping hand to initiatives aimed at improving religious infrastructure and promoting cultural diversity, Mahama reaffirms his dedication to the welfare of all Ghanaians, irrespective of religious affiliation or background.

Expressing gratitude for the timely support, representatives of the Kumasi Central Mosque Committee conveyed their heartfelt appreciation to John Mahama and the delegation for their generosity and solidarity. They emphasized the pivotal role of such contributions in realizing the vision of a modernized and inclusive religious space that caters to the needs of worshippers and the broader community.

The second phase of the Kumasi Central Mosque modernization project is poised to transform the mosque compound, enhancing its amenities, accessibility, and overall aesthetic appeal. With Mahama’s generous donation serving as a catalyst for progress, the committee is confident in the project’s success and its potential to foster greater unity and spiritual fulfilment among worshippers.

As Ghana continues to strive for national development and social cohesion, gestures of philanthropy and support from prominent figures like John Mahama serve as beacons of hope and inspiration, illuminating the path towards a more prosperous and harmonious future for all citizens.

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