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18.11.2013 Social News

One year anniversary for Aliu Mahama held

By GNA
Aliu Mahama One year anniversary
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Aliu Mahama One year anniversary

Tamale, Nov. 17, GNA - A ceremony to mark a year's anniversary of the death of Alhaji Aliu Mahama, former Vice President, was held at his residence in Tamale on Sunday.

Among the dignitaries who graced the ceremony were Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, 2012 running mate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Dominic Nitiwul, Deputy Minority Leader in Parliament, Mr Dan Botwe, Member of Parliament for Okere, Mr O.B. Amoah and Mr Ambrose Dery of the NPP.

Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini, Deputy Northern Regional Minister, led the government's delegation, which comprised Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources and a Presidential Aide.

Sheikh Nuhu Osman Shaributu, National Chief Imam and his entourage, also attended the ceremony.

A representative of the National Chief Iman led the ceremony to recite the Quran and preached for the departed soul.

Alhaji Fuseini called on all to reflect on the life of the late former Vice President and endeavour to do the right things for the good of the society.

He called on the people of the Region to write a new chapter of unity for the accelerated development of the area.

Mr Nitiwul described the late former Vice President as a unifying figure who loved all and was equally admired by all for his sense of oneness.

The government's delegation presented five bags of rice, eight crates of minerals, 10 cartons of bottled water and GH¢ 500.00 to the family of the late former Vice President.

The late Alhaji Mahama died in November last year at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital after a short illness.

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