Member of Parliament for North Dayi Constituency, Hon. Joycelyn Tetteh donated bags of rice, soft drinks, bottles of drinking water among others to Muslim constituents in Vakpo Aneta, a community located in the North Dayi Constituency of the Volta region. She joined her constituents early this morning for their Eid-al Fitr prayers at the newly built community Mosque. Clad in her Islamic outfit, Hon. Joycelyn presented to them, food items and ablution kettles. Prior to today’s donation, she donated 10 bags of cement to aid in the construction of the community Mosque.
Mama Edzeame thanked the Muslim Ummah for their continuous contribution to the peaceful coexistence that exists amongst all religions in the constituency and called on them to continue being active participants in the development of the constituency for development demands an all inclusive and participatory approach. She further reiterated her commitment to being available for all forms of suggestions and feedback from them. She stated “I’m readily available for suggestions on how to make North Dayi great”
The Muslim Ummah in Vakpo Aneta were seen smiling endlessly with their lawmaker as she presented the items to them. They called this kind gesture a historic one since this was the first time a lawmaker was visiting, not just to observe their prayers with them but to also make donations to them and their place of worship. Hon. Joycelyn toured some households to congratulate them on successfully completing their Islamic obligation, which is Ramadan.
Today’s Eid-al Fitr was led by Imam Omaru. They prayed for Allah’s continuous blessings in the lives of constituents and also prayed for Allah to reward their lawmaker immensely for the love shown by her.
Hon. Joycelyn Tetteh was accompanied by constituency secretary, Daniel Koto, constituency youth organizer, Wise Anyormi, the constituency’s communications officer, Justice Asante and some notable constituency and branch executives of North Dayi constituency.
Eid al-Fitr, also called the “Festival of Breaking the Fast” or Lesser Eid, or simply Eid, is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan.
Here are some lovely scenes from today’s Eid-al Fitr celebration