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Nothing wrong with gov’t involvement in religious affairs – A. R Gomda

The Public Relations Officer of the National Hajj Board, Abdulai Rahman Alhassan Gomda, has described as strange, calls for the government to disassociate itself from religious activities including the annual hajj pilgrimage for Muslims in the country. According to him, the premise for such calls is misplaced as the government only acts as a facilitator of the pilgrimage. Speaking on Eyewitness ...

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Hajj Board working to overcome GHc 23m debt – I.C. Quaye

The Chairman of the National Hajj Board, Sheikh I.C. Quaye, says the Hajj Board has instituted measures to deal with the debt left it by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration. The immediate past board confirmed in January 2017, that it left behind a debt of GHc23 million accrued from organizing the 2016 pilgrimage to Mecca. In a Citi News interview, ...

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Chief Imam was briefed about new board – Hajj board

The National Hajj Board has refuted claims that the office of the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Nuhu Sharubutu was not consulted in constituting the new Hajj board. The spokesperson for the Chief Imam, Sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu, in a Citi News interview, claimed that the 14-member committee chaired by Sheikh IC Quaye was partisan and devoid of the Chief Imam’s input. ...

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We weren’t consulted about new Hajj board – Office of Chief Imam

The Office of the Chief Imam, Sheikh Usmanu Nuhu Sharabutu has raised concerns about the newly constituted Hajj board saying it is too partisan. This comes a few days after government released a 14-member committee chaired by former New Patriotic Part (NPP) Member of Parliament and Minister Sheikh IC Quaye. Some regional Chief Imams have reacted to the names saying ...

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I.C. Quaye appointed chairman of new Hajj board

A former Member of Parliament for Ayawaso Central constituency, Shiekh I.C Quaye has been named as Chairman of the new Hajj board constituted by President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo. A statement issued by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin indicated that the President had appointed 14 persons to serve on the board. The 14 members include a medical ...

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