Bank of Africa, on Tuesday 26th April, 2022, organized Iftar for some of its Muslim Customers at Bosphorus Restaurant in Accra. Iftar is a meal taken by Muslims at sundown to break the daily fast during Ramadam.
In his remark, the MD of Bank of Africa, Mr. Kobby Andah expressed appreciation to the customers for staying loyal and doing business with the Bank.
He said, “this gathering is an avenue created by the Bank to join our Muslim Customers and Staff embark on this very important spiritual journey. It is an opportunity for all of us to bond and interact in a relaxed environment outside the working space”.
Mr. Youssef Benrhafiane, the DMD of the Bank encouraged the customers to take advantage of the program to fraternize and build business networks.
The Maghrib and Ishaa prayers were led by Sheikh Shuaib Aremeyaw, a Senior Islamic Cleric and the Official Spokesperson to the National Chief Imam. In his Sermon, Sheikh Aremeyaw advised all Muslims to continue living a Holy and peaceful life even after Ramadan.
He admonished the Staff of the Bank of Africa to use the Laylatul Qadr period (last 10 days of Ramadan) to fervently pray for the growth of the Bank.
Management of the Bank later paid a courtesy call on the National Chief Imam Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu at his residence in Accra and made a donation of an undisclosed amount of money, bags of rice, sugar, dates, gallons of oils, bottles of water and BOA branded prayer mats.
The MD, Mr. Kobby Andah was accompanied by Mr. Youssef Benrhafiane the Deputy Managing Director of Business Development, and Mrs. Fatoumata Gakou, the Managing Director of Credit and Control. Also part of the delegation was Mr. Muctar M. Abbas, Head of Legal and Company Secretary, Mr. Musah Abdul-Rahman, Head, Cross Border Trade and Business Synergy, Mr. Abu Hanan, Regional Manager for Accra Region 1 and representatives from the Marketing and Corporate Communications Department.
The Chief Imam acknowledged the yearly visits and donations Bank of Africa makes to the Muslim Community, especially during the Ramadan season and expressed his profound gratitude and appreciation.
He seized the opportunity to inform the delegation on the importance of Ramadan and admonished all Muslims to be dedicated and committed to the Holy season and live at peace with everybody.
He prayed for the Management and Staff of the Bank and encouraged them to continue to work hard for the development of the country.