Vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has expressed his “sincere gratitude” to Ghanaians for their prayers and support while away on medical leave in the United Kingdom.
Dr Bawumia has been on a 12-day sick leave after going under the weather on January 18, 2018.
He returned to Ghana Thursday, February 1, 2018 and was met on arrival by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and other government officials.
In a Facebook post, Dr. Bawumia said he has resumed work today, Friday February 2, 2018 “to continue with President Akufo-Addo’s dream of helping build a prosperous Ghana.”
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia waving at the crowd at the Airport when he returned
Below is the full statement:
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."
God bless our homeland Ghana.