Ashanti Regional President of Council of Zongo Chiefs who doubles as the Kumasi Frafra Chief Sarikin Mahamadu Musah has declared that the policies, programmes and works of the NPP Government under President Akufo-Addo and his able Vice Dr. Alhaji Mahmdu Bawumia have shown that the party has the Zongo community at heart than other parties in the country.
According to Sarikin Mahamadu Musah, the NPP government within less than four years has proven to be more committed to the developmental needs of Zongo communities and Muslims than the NDC party.
Sarikin Musah made this comment in an interview on Ashh Fm’s National Agenda days after former President Mahama promised to build morgues in the Zongo communities for bereaved families.
He told Oderfour Qwasi Kay that, the idea of building morgues in the Zongo communities is an insult at the highest order.
According to him, the Zongo community deserves better policies and programs but not morgues to harbor dead bodies. “ this promise by former president Mahama who happens to be a disappointed Muslim is one of his deceitful promises and I must say emphatically that the Zongo community wants a government that thinks about the success of the living but not the one that thinks about the gone souls ‘’.
He said the Islamic principles and doctrines forbid the usage of morgues by Muslims for that matter he is very surprised that someone who was born and raised in the Islamic faith would make such an astonished promise to the people of Zongo .
Sarkin Musah stated that of among the two prominent political parties, the only party who policies and programs contains a specific programme for the development of Zongo communities across the country is that of the New Patriotic Party.
“At first we thought it was the NDC that had the Muslim community and Zongos at heart, but what the NPP government has done shows that it is the NPP that really cares about Muslims”, he added.
“In the past, Islamic education was not acknowledged. But today, we see that the NPP loves Islam and Muslims. We saw it under the late former Vice President Aliu Mahama, and today under Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. We can see that the NPP really loves Muslims, by their actions”.
‘The NDC has nothing better to offer the Zongo , they only come here to deceive us with wicked promises , zongos need education, infrastructures, jobs and good healthcare but not morgues and Okada ‘
He revealed that, the NPP party is becoming attractive to members of the Zongo community hence he will soon launch a campaign dubbed “Operation let ‘Bible and Quran’ stay at Jubilee House” to affirm their support for the NPP and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.