Writ of Summons Kwabena Bomfeh challenges state involvement in Hajj organisation, national cathedral

A writ of summons cited by Pulse.com.gh  has complied the Attorney General to respond to the writ within 14 days.

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President Nana Akufo in a handshake with the National Chief Imam

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James Kwabena Bomfeh Jnr. is challenging the role of the state in organising or sponsoring religious activities in Ghana.

A writ of summons cited by Pulse.com.gh  has  complied the Attorney General to respond to the writ within 14 days.

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He is seeking a relief from the Supreme Court to declare the state involvement in religious activities such as aiding, sponsoring, endorsing or preferential promotion as unconstitutional.

He is also seeking a relief that the setting up of the Hajj Board by the government for the purpose of coordinating, supporting and aiding Ghanaians Muslims to embark on Hajj as unconstitutional.

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He is also asking the Supreme Court to declared the government support, aid, endorsement or assistance for the construction of a national cathedral as unconstitutional.

Mr Bomfeh, who served as the campaign coordinator for the Convention People's Party in the 2016 general election, filed the case in his capacity as a citizen of Ghana.

President Nana Akufo-Addo last month constituted a new Hajj Board to manage the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca.

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The 11-member Board is chaired by Sheikh Ibrahim Cudjoe Quaye.

And on March 6, the president cut sod for the construction of a national interdenominational cathedral.

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