The Chiefs and people of Menji in the Tain District of the Bono Region have enstooled Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, as Nkabomhene (Unity Chief) in recognition of his enduring crusade for unity and peaceful co-existence of persons with different religious persuasions.
The leadership of the Muslim community have also conferred a special award on him for his ongoing efforts to champion the cause of the poor and underprivileged.
The honours were conferred on Vice President Bawumia at Menji near Nsawkaw at a mini durbar organised by the chiefs in conjunction with the Muslim community after the Vice President joined Muslim faithful to perform the Zuhr prayers at Menji, as part of his annual Ramadan tour.
Vice President Bawumia expressed his appreciation to the chiefs and people, and pledged to work even harder to help fulfil President Akufo-Addo’s vision for the nation.
Although I have been to Mecca before, I want to prepare and go again because of the good things I’m hearing.
Those who have gone since you came into office say that unlike the past, now they don’t hustle to get food but are now fed very well.
The revolution that has occurred in the annual pilgrimage to Mecca since you became Vice President is also remarkable, An Inspiration to the Musilm Ummah – Until you emerged onto the Ghanaian political landscape to the coveted position of the Vice President, the hope of the Muslim Ummah had dimmed.
The Zongos and the downtrodden shall forever be identified with government for giving ample meaning to social intervention such as the Free SHS.
In appreciation of his quest for peace, unity and national cohesion, and the great work he is doing for the nation as Vice President, the chiefs of Menji and Tain are enstooling him, with the stool name of Nkabomhene.