The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and former President John Dramani Mahama have both consoled Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia over the demise of the latter’s mother, Hajia Mariama Bawumia.
They both sent out statements on their respective social media pages to mourn with the Vice President.
Dr. Bawumia lost his mother on Monday, September 13, 2021.
Hajia Mariama had been unwell and had been hospitalized over the past few weeks.
“On behalf of my wife, Rebecca, my family, the Government, and the people of Ghana, I convey deep sympathies to the Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, on the sad loss of his mother, Hajia Mariama Bawumia,” Nana Akufo-Addo wrote on his Facebook page.
Akufo-Addo further prayed for strength for Dr. Bawumia’s family, and also prayed for eternal rest for Hajia Mariama.
“I pray for strength for him and his family in these very difficult times. May Allah grant her soul eternal rest and the highest level of Jannah.”
John Mahama also said he phoned Dr. Bawumia to console him.
“I just got off the phone with my brother, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, to console him and the entire family on the loss of their mother, Hajia Mariama Bawumia earlier this morning. May Allah grant her a peaceful rest,” he posted on Facebook.
Hajia Mariama Bawumia will be buried tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14, 2021, in Walewale in line with Islamic tradition.