‘I Have Only One Wife’- Bawumia Finally Reacts To ‘Ramatu’ Saga
The office of His Excellency, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the vice president of the republic of Ghana, has issued an official statement to debunk the false reportage that he has another wife called Ramatu Bawumia.
The statement discloses the Second Lady, Samira, is the only legitimate wife of Veep with whom he has been married for 17-years.
The public has therefore been asked to ‘ignore the propaganda and deliberate falsehood’ in a statement issued on Friday, March 12, 2021, by the Spokesperson of the Vice President, Dr. Gideon Boako.
The statement is as follows:
“The office of the Vice-President wishes to inform the general public that the Vice-President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has never met or seen this purported Ramatu let alone take her as a wife.”
“She is a figment of the imagination of people trying hard to tarnish the image of the Vice-President for their own purposes.”
“For the avoidance of doubt, the Vice-President has only one wife, his dear Samira Bawumia and they have been married for 17 years even though his religion permits him to marry up to four wives.”
“We ask the public to ignore the propaganda and deliberate falsehood,” the
Check the statement below:
On January 7, 2021, the then newly elected Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin when he was introducing the guests at the inauguration of President Akufo-Addo and Vice-President Bawumia mistakenly referred to the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs. Samira Bawumia as “Ramatu.”
When Mr. Bagbin realized that he had made a mistake, he clarified the mistake and said it came as a result of what had been written for him.
The Speaker after realizing he mentioned a different name said; “oh this is the name I was given” and he corrected himself and subsequently went ahead and introduced Mrs Samira Bawumia.