Chairman of the Ghana Muslim Mission Dr Sheikh Alhaji Amin Bonsu has admonished Muslims to use the Ramadan to pray for the nation to deal with coronavirus outbreak.
The Islamic cleric told Nyankonton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm that, Muslims have been asked to pray as a family at home in the challenging times.
Dr. Bonsu said we are not in ordinary times hence the need for us to stay together, adhere strictly to the protocols in place.
This year’s Ramadan he explained would not be the same just like previous years. However, Muslims must continue to have faith in Allah and pray for the nation.
”I will urge Muslims to use this period to reflect on the current pandemic and pray to Allah to guide and intercede on our behalf through this difficult time.
During the month of Ramadan, Muslims are not allowed to eat or drink between dawn and sunset.
Fasting is important during Ramadan as it allows Muslims to devote themselves to their faith and come closer to Allah, or God.
This year’s Ramadan will be different, due to the global coronavirus pandemic.
Countries across the globe have imposed restrictions as part of measures to prevent the spread of the virus.
Ghana has imposed a ban on all forms of social gatherings including church activities, Islamic prayers, conferences, workshops and political rallies.