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Fasting at Wesley Women’ SHS: Don’t destroy Muslim religion, says Hamid

  • “If any individual is denying a Muslim youngster or a Muslim the chance to quick, then they’re mainly destroying the essence of their religion as a result of it is likely one of the few pillars that present the manifestation of what the structure is speaking about.”

Dr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, a former minister of Internal Metropolis and Zongo Growth has appealed to academic establishments to desist from any try and destroy the essence of the Muslim religion.

It follows the raging controversy after Wesley Women’ Senior Excessive Faculty banned a Muslim scholar from fasting through the Ramadan interval.

The varsity has since turned down a request from the Ghana Schooling Service (GES) to permit the scholar in query to quick. The event has been met with combined emotions with some Muslim college students calling for the removing of the headmistress of the varsity.

Talking to Asaase Information, Dr Abdul-Hamid stated Ghana has been a trailblazer in the case of spiritual tolerance within the sub area.

“In case you are a Muslim after which within the month of Ramadan you aren’t fasting then actually and actually you aren’t manifesting as a result of the 2 best manifestation of all of the pillars of Islam are prayer and fasting,” he stated.

Dr Abdul-Hamid added: “If any individual is denying a Muslim youngster or a Muslim the chance to quick, then they’re mainly destroying the essence of their religion as a result of it is likely one of the few pillars that present the manifestation of what the structure is speaking about.”

He’s subsequently calling on Ghanaians to jealously guard the peaceable co-existence between Muslims and Christians within the nation.

“Fortuitously for us, we have now even completed a basic legislation referred to as the structure and we have now crafted into that structure Article 21 clause C that claims that each Ghanaian has the appropriate to apply and manifest a faith of their selection.”

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