The Juaboso Constituency Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Godfred Kwabena Asante Adjei has stated that the government has approved the Islamic Basic School requested by the Zongo (Muslim) Community at Juaboso.
Subsequently, preparations have been made on the approved site with work to start in earnest. He pointed out that the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo NPP-led Administration, besides being a listening government does not discriminate in the distribution of development project in the country
Mr. Adjei made this known during the welcome programme of two pilgrims from Mecca-Alhaji Ayuba Tanko and Hajia Andaratu at the Juaboso Community center last Saturday, September 7 2019.
He stated that when the Vice – President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia came to Juaboso recently, the Muslim community put before him their request of water and school
Mr. Adjei Said, the Vice Pee, Translating the request into action approved the two requests, with the water project having been executed already, while the school is being worked on.
Alhaji Tanko, on behalf of his colleague, Hajia Andaratu thanked the government and all parties who made it possible for them to embark on the Hajj. He was also thankful to Allah for ensuring their safely throughout the Hajj. He admonised muslims to lead pious lives so as to get Allah’s blessings.
He maintained that Mecca is a rocky place. Yet because of the worship of Allah and pious life the people lack in nothing He pointed out that if Ghanaians worshiped Allah well and led pious lives. He would grant them all their needs.
Alhaj Tanko charged Muslims to remember that there was judgment after death. As such they should lead lives that would see them through on judgment day.
The chairperson for the occasion, Hon. Martha Kwayie Manu (Haji Ishetu) indicated that she was happy for the two pilgrims.’ Whiles extending greeting to the congregation from President Akufo-Addo and the Assembly, Hon. Kwayie Pointed out that Government had four slots for pilgrims in the Juaboso District.
However due to circumstances, only two were able to embark on the trip this year. She stated that in 2017/2018 only one pilgrim each embarked on the Hajj, she said with all things being equal all the four slots will be exhausted in 2020
She disclosed that with barely two years in office, the government, through the administration, has done a lot for the district. The people should therefore rally behind the government for more development.
According to Madam Kwayie the water Project and Basic School for the Muslims Community was their request made to Dr. Bawumia when he visited Juaboso recently.
Hon. Kwayie Commended Hajia Andaratu for her immense contribution to the success story of the Juaboso Senior High School (JUASEC) According to her, Hajia Anderatu offered credit facilities to students when the going got tough for them. While describing her as a strong pillar of the school, she urged others to emulate her example.
Source: S.O Ankamah