Chief Justice Urges Muslims To Ensure Peace

Chief Justice (Mrs) Georgina Theodora Wood said, the important freedoms guaranteed under the forth Republican dispensation cannot thrive without peace, and called for tolerance and understanding among the people of Ghana.


She made this remark in a statement read on her behalf by Justice Saeed K. Gyan at the 53rd Qur’an Recitation congregation for Peace held in Prang in the Pru district of the Brong Ahafo Region.

Qur’an recitation for peace
Qur’an recitation for peace

According to the Chief Justice, “The conflicts arising from intolerance and misunderstanding which had occurred in other places and which had led to bloodshed and strife and national instability should put us all on our guard and warn us against taking things for granted in our own relatively peaceful country”.

She said, Qur’an recitation for peace which is the subject of the function is therefore an important and necessary cry to (God) Allah to turn Ghana with favour and shine His Holy Countenance upon the Land.

The theme for this year’s even was s “Ensuring Religious, Political And Moral Tolerance A Prerequisite For Peace And Tranquility: The Role Of Tijaniyya.”

Meanwhile, the President and Spiritual leader of the Tijaniyya Muslim Council of Ghana (TMCOG) Sheikh Abul-Faidi Abdulai Ahmed Maikano made a call to participants to remain focus on the designed intention and ponder over the verses of the Holy Quran and abide by them.

Sheikh Abul-Faidi prayed for peace and prosperity for Ghana, Africa and the world.

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the Qur’an recitation, the peace ambassador in Ghana for 2016 general election Irbad Ibrahim has advised the youth not leave the shores of Ghana with the intention of joining any terrorist group instead they should stay in this country to educate then selves and contribute to the development of this nation.

According to him the youth of this country shouldn’t allow themselves to be used by any political party in causing mayhem before, during and after election.

Mr Irbad called on Muslim leaders to unify their ranks and not to allow sectarian divide their leadership front and they should also desist from countering one another’s preaching.


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