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General News of Friday, 2 February 2018

Source: Ghana Guardian

I appreciate your support - Bawumia to Ghanaians

The Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has expressed appreciation to Ghanaians for their support and prayers for him when he was taken ill.

Dr Bawumia who wrote a lengthy appreciation note to Ghanaians said: “Fellow Ghanaians, I appreciate the fellow feeling, love and best wishes expressed during my recent medical leave. I am most grateful to the Almighty God for his mercies.

“In particular, I thank President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the Government, my lovely wife Samira Bawumia, my family, and you, the Ghanaian people, for the support.

“My sincere gratitude also goes to the mosques, churches and individuals, who, in diverse ways interceded on my behalf, as well as the medical staff who discharged their duties in a most professional manner.

“I have resumed work today, Friday, 2nd February 2018, to continue with President Akufo-Addo’s dream of helping build a prosperous Ghana.”

Dr Bawumia returned to Ghana from UK where he had been on sick leave on Thursday, 1 February 2018.

He had been in the UK for 12 days after an initial announcement from the presidency that he was not feeling well.

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