The Chief Imam of Takoradi, Alhaji Mohammed Awal, on Saturday condemned the act of homosexuality describing the practice as dirty and abominable.
He warned all Muslims to stay away from such “devilish” acts in order not to attract the wrath of Allah.
He gave the advice when Muslim faithful gathered at the Takoradi Jubilee Park for open prayers to mark Eid-uI-Fitr after ending 30 days of fasting.
He said Ramadan is the period of fasting and giving alms to people in the society and urged Muslims to continue showing benevolence to all manner of people and abide by the teachings of Q’uran, in order to receive blessings from Allah.
Alhaji Awal also charged Muslims not to engage in corruption whiles exhibiting honesty and fairness, and asked them to pray for the government and the peace of this country.
The Western Regional Minister, Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo, commended Muslims for successfully ending the fast and urged all religious bodies to partner government to accelerate the socio-economic development of the country.