The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has donated 1,000 bags of cement worth GHC40,000 to the Muslim Community at Tarkwa in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality of the Western Region.
The donation forms part of a promise he made to the Muslim Community during his Ramadan tour to Tarkwa in the Region on Saturday, 18th May 2019.
The presentation was held at Tarkwa Central Mosque on Friday, July 27, 2019, when the Muslims gathered to observe Jumu'ah.
It was a further support from the Vice President towards the expansion and renovation of the Tarkwa Central Mosque just after a year of donating GHC20,000.00 and GHC10,000 respectively towards the commencement of the project.
Presenting the cash to the Muslim Community on behalf of the Vice President, the Member of Parliament for the area, Hon. George Mireku-Duker urged the Muslims to continue to live in peace with others.
He also urged them to pray for the Akufo-Addo-led Government and all Ghanaians.
Hon. Mireku-Duker during the presentation expressed his profound gratitude for the kind gesture offered to the Muslim Community by the Vice President to facelift the Mosque.
He, therefore, seized the opportunity to appeal to them to embrace the Akufo-Addo's flagship programme, Zongo Development Fund adding that the government has the welfare of Muslims at heart.
The MP promised to continue to liaise with the Akufo-Addo-led Government to support them when the need arises.
The Presiding Imam thanked the Vice President and Hon. Duker for their continual efforts of supporting activities of the Muslim Community.
He seized the opportunity to commend the MP for his unflinching support to Muslims and Zongo Communities in the Municipality.
The MP, Hon. George Mireku-Duker was accompanied by the NPP Constituency Executives of the area, the Presiding Member of the area, the media among others.
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