The issue of Alhaji Asuma Banda is taking different dimensions with a call on the Vice President of Ghana, H.E. Dr. Mahmoud Bawumia to intervene.
The call was necessitated after the failure of the office of the National Chief Imam ONCI to resolve the issue.
Information thealhajj.com gathered indicated that some few weeks ago, the son of Alhaji Asuma Banda, Mr. Fadel Asoma Banda went to the National Chief Imam to seek for his intervention so he can see the father, the Chief Imam Dr. Nuhu Sharubutu we learnt has directed Sheikh Aremeyawo Shaibu to lead the son to the airport police to arrange for police escort which sheikh Aremeyawo ignored that directive.
Mr. Fadel Asoma Banda after exhausting all the appropriate channel to see his father failed decided to used force to enter his father’s house to demand the whereabout his old boy.
His presence in the house generated hitted arguments with the father’s second wife, Edwina Babaa Coussey and the police came in to picked him up without allowing him to see his dad.
Meanwhile, the Greater Accra zongo Caucus Cordinator of National Democratic Congress NDC, Mr. Ismail Ali Horoya has questioned the office of the Vice President of Ghana who claimed to have the welfare of Muslims at heart of its inability to deal with the matter.
He raised this concern during a telephone interview with this portal on Sunday evening from his base in Washington D.C, USA.
“At the first instance, the son should not have been denied access to see his dad, but after the failure of ONCI the Vice President should have intervened to settle the issue since it involves prominent person like Alhaji Asuma Banda “, he stated.
He continued that “the Vice President cannot pretend not to hear about the issue, this is the time for him to show some leadership to the Muslim since he wants to become first Muslim President of the Republic of Ghana”.
The NDC steward says the Vice President only finds his voice when former President John Mahama speaks about the ineptitude New Patriotic Party NPP government.
Mr. Horoya took a swipe at the Vice President Dr. Mahmoud Bawumia for not showing much to the Muslim communities in the country.