Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia’s mother, Mariama Bawumia has kicked the bucket.
“It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my beloved mother,” said in a statement signed by the Vice President.
Affectionately called Hajia Mariama, 81, died peacefully in Accra early Monday morning.
Burial is scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14, 2021, in Walewale.
Original 91.9FM can authoritatively state that a small sitting was held in the vice president’s private residence to honour the memory of his late mother and welcome guests as custom demands.
Pictures from the short ceremony available to us confirm this, although covid-19 safety protocols were thrown to the dogs, some wore a nose mask.
Politicians, friends, and Ghanaians at large have been flooding social media with condolences to the Vice President, Dr, Bawumia,
Sharing a picture of Bawumia and his late mother, his wife, Samira Bawumia said, “Condolences to the Vice President Dr. Bawumia and the entire family on the loss of their Matriarch Hajia Mariama Bawumia.
May she rest in perfect peace.”
“I have learnt with shock and sadness the passing into eternity of Hajia Mariama Bawumia, mother of H.E Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of the Republic.
My wife, Patricia, and l extend our deep sympathies to Dr. Bawumia, his wife Samira, and the rest of the family.
May Hajia Mariama’s soul rest in the peace of Allah,” Minister for Trade, Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen, wrote on Facebook.
Prince Kamal Gumah, an NPP National Youth Organiser hopeful also mourned with the veep.
“I extend my deepest condolences to the Bawumia Family and most especially the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia on the passing of his beloved mother Hajia Mariama.
We stand with the family of the Vice President in these difficulty times and to Allah we all belong and to Him, we shall return.
May Allah forgive the sins of our mother and grant her Jannah,” Kamal Gumah said in a post.
Joining with his condolence, the Eastern Regional Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Kwame Appiah Kodua expressed his “undiluted condolences” to the Vice President and the “entire Bawumia family.”