Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has buried his mother in accordance with Islamic doctrines at Kperiga, Walewale in the North East Region.

Hajia Mariama Bawumia, aged 82, died in Accra on Monday, September 13, 2021, after battling an undisclosed illness.

Joined by some government officials and dignitaries, Dr. Bawumia buried his mother at a private graveyard on Tuesday after the necessary Islamic rites were done by the National Chief Imam, Sheik Osman Nuhu Sharubutu.

In line with customs and traditions of the Mamprusi tribe, two gunshots were fired.

Hajia Mariama is survived by five children.

Meanwhile Dr. Bawumia’s family have scheduled Thursday, September 16, 2021, for the three days rites of the late mother of the Vice President to be observed.