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Eid al-Fitr: Rawlings, Nana Konadu celebrate Muslims

Former President Jerry John Rawlings his wife Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings have congratulated Muslims on the successful conclusion of the period of Ramadan.

Jerry John Rawlings and his wife Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings

In a statement, the former first couple said: "Today's celebration is devoid of the usual congregation of Muslims at various communities to offer prayers and later to celebrate the successful conclusion of the month of fasting with get-togethers, because of the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and its social distancing protocols."

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The Rawlings' commended the Muslim community for their commitment to the protocols instituted by the government to stem the spread of COVID-19 and urged that "as we offer our prayers to Allah today, we seek his grace to heal us of the afflictions of the virus."

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