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video:Bawumia’s mother laid to rest at Kperiga

video:Bawumia’s mother laid to rest at Kperiga

he mortal remains of Hajia Mariama Bawumia, mother of Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has been interred in accordance with Islamic doctrines at Kperiga, Walewale in the North East Region.

The 82-year-old died in Accra on Monday, September 13, 2021, after battling ill health.

She was buried at a private grave on Tuesday after the necessary Islamic rites were done by the National Chief Imam, Sheik Osman Nuhu Sharubutu.

Two shots were fired shortly after the burial as a sign of respect in line with the customs and traditions of the Mamprusi tribe.

Hajia Mariama is survived by five children, all men.

Dignitaries from all walks of lives including cabinet ministers, Members of Parliament, traditional leaders and politicians thronged the family house to participate in the burial ceremony.


The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu described the late Hajia Mariama as a pillar whose death has created a big vacuum in society.


Bawumia’s family elders have scheduled Thursday, September 16, 2021, for the three days rites of the late mother of the Vice President to be observed.


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