The Minority Chief Whip and Leader of the Muslim Caucus in Parliament has cautioned that they will not observe on for any spiritual group to plunge the place into chaos.
Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak on JoyNews’ PM Express on Monday expressed his annoyance that the Christian Council and the Catholic Bishops Conference experienced thrown their support behind the Methodist Church and Wesley Girls’ SHS selection not to make it possible for Muslim pupils in the faculty to observe the Islamic ritual of fasting.
The Asawase MP stated, the act has only exacerbated the circumstance.
“We will not make it possible for any Imam or any pastor to guide this place into chaos. This is a nation for you and me. We must discuss out. We will not make it possible for any disintegration, no matter whether coming from the Christian neighborhood or the Muslim neighborhood or the Buddhist neighborhood or any neighborhood.
“We are one particular unit within just the unitary condition. We all subscribe to dwell by the constitution of Ghana so we ought to regard it. Permit us consider to dialogue and awesome the temperature in our place,” he stated.
The Muslim Caucus in parliament has been engaged in a series of dialogue with the Methodist Church and the Ministry of Education to uncover a resolution to the make a difference.
Meanwhile, a Ghanaian US centered Lawyer and an Old College student of Wesley Girls’ SHS, Samira Sulemana unveiled that not only is her former university disallowing Muslim students from fasting, she alleges that the school does not allow for Muslims to notice their five every day prayers.
“The challenge these girls are going through, goes outside of just the fasting. I am stunned that all that is getting talked about is the fasting. They [Muslims] are not allowed to pray they are not becoming permitted to even converse to every single other as Muslims.
“And so the total focus on only the fasting kind of baffles me. Wesley Girls’ has under no circumstances recognise the Muslim learners,” she said.
But in a spirited defense, immediate previous Nationwide Vice President of the Previous Ladies Association of the School, Harriet Wereko-Brobby says her Affiliation is troubled that the school’s title is remaining dirtied in excess of its conclusion.
She taken care of that the decision of the faculty not allow fasting in the faculty is not a religious choice but just one borne out of preceding ordeals of learners suffering overall health ailments right after fasting.