The Yendi MP, Farouk Aliu Mahama, has donated 1000 bags of sugar and assorted items to the Muslim community in his constituency to support them carry-out their month-long Ramadan fasting.

The huge donation was made to imams a different mosques, women and youth groups, opinion leaders and chiefs, party faithfuls, political figures, elders and the less privileged in and around Yendi.

The donation is in his bid to support needy Muslims undergoing spiritual cleansing during the period, considered as one of the pillars in the Islamic calendar.

This year’s Ramadan comes at a time when Ghana like any other country is fast recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Alhaji Farouk urged all Muslims to endeavour to seize the opportunity of the holy month to pray for President Akufo-Addo and his government to steer the country’s affairs to abnormal times.

He also urged all Muslims to share the little they have as is the spirit of Ramadan.

Over the years he has supported his Muslim compatriots during the holy month and says he would continue to assist in order to maintain to enable the have nots enjoy Ramadan.

Alhaji Farouk also urged Muslims in Yendi to continue to pray for continued peace and tranquility in the municipality and in Dagbon.