The Vice President on Friday joined Muslim worshippers at the Abossey Okai Central Mosque in Accra, to offer prayers and thanksgiving to Allah as the country prepares to mark its 62 years of Independence.

Dr.Mahamudu Bawumia urged Ghanaians to cherish the peace we enjoy and eschew any words or deeds that could negatively impact on the nation’s harmonious forward march.

“We are one people despite our cultural differences. Ghana is a place where everybody feels a sense of belonging. Let us continue to co-exist to develop our homeland Ghana” he added.

He spoke about how the establishment of the Zongo Development Fund shows how passionate President Akufo-Addo is when it comes to developments in the Zongos.

In his sermon, the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharabu, commended government for its tremendous performance and pro-poor policies introduced.

The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr.Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, asked all Muslims to pray for President Akufo-Addo, Vice President Bawumia and other government appointees to enable them to serve the people of Ghana with dedication.

Dr. Bawumia was accompanied by Abu-Bakar Saddique Boniface, Minister of State at the Office of the Vice President;  Habib Saad, MP for Bortianor-Ngleshie-Amanfro; Abdul Aziz Haruna Futa, Nasara Coordinator of the ruling New Patriotic Party, (NPP), Sheik I.C Quaye, Chairman of Hajj Board and other officials