The Vice President has earned much praise for his religious tolerance and his excellent relationship with the Christian community.
In welcoming Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia to Gbewaa Palace in Yendi on Sunday before the start of the Vice President’s working tour of the north, Ya-Naa Abubakari Mahama II highlighted a number of the Vice President’s leadership attributes, including his religious tolerance.
, which the Ya-Naa said, has promoted harmony in the country.
“His pursuit of him to harmonize the religious diversity of our country is commendable,” Ya-Naa said.
“As a Muslim, you cling to your faith at all times while finding that it is not wrong to be among Christians and this does not speak loudly of anything but the need for peace and tolerance between us, even when we disagree.”
The Ya-Naa also praised the vice president for his competence, hard work, tolerance, humility and outstanding support for President Akufo-Addo in developing the north and the nation as a whole since he took office as vice president.
“Since his occupation of the second highest political seat in Ghana, he has shown excellent performance with his sacrifice and hard work that he has achieved so much for mother Ghana,” said the Overlord of Dagbon.
“Through your efforts, our region has seen the construction of its first exchange.
This is a promise you made, and as expected of you, you kept it.
“Under your tenure as vice president, you have also supported the president in making our region and the other four regions in our part of the country benefit from the national cake, through social interventions.
Today, we can boast of countless infrastructures from roads, markets, factories, hospitals, schools, water and sanitation projects, among others.
All of this was achieved through the Northern Development Authority, which you were instrumental in formulating,” the Ya-Naa noted.
He continued: “Surprisingly, you have performed and continue to perform your duties with great tolerance, even when his opponents chase him and this shows your competence and how focused you are.
“His exceptional humility is worth emulating and we are proud of you.
You have not strayed from the training given to you by your elders,” the Yaa-Naa added.
The King of Dagbon also recognized the wind of peace blowing through Dagbon and, expressing his joy, praised President Akufo-Addo for his role in the peace process and the Vice President for his contributions.
“Mr. Vice President, your achievements cannot be mentioned without highlighting your enthusiastic contribution in uniting the president’s efforts to resolve the protracted Dagbon crisis.
Today, we have peace in Dagbon as we hoped and we have an obligation to appreciate your efforts in realizing these feet Dagbon thanks you.”
Dr. Bawumia, who is being accompanied on his work tour to the north by various government officials and party executives, expressed his thanks to Ya-Naa for his kind words and encouragement.
He assured the King and the people of Dagbon of Government of continued support and commitment to the development of the north and the nation.