Muslims across Ghana celebrated Eid-Al-Fitr on May 3 with great zeal and enthusiasm. The day started with the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo Addo extending his greetings and well wishes on this occasion to all Muslims. In this Tweet, he asks Allah to protect and bless all Ghanaians.
As is the norm, the day was full of events as Muslims got together to pray & thank Allah for a successful month of Ramadan; they prepared special foods, dressed up and engaged in charitable activities to symbolize the values of Ramadan. Here is how the day unfolded on #TwitterGhana.
Tons of celebratory messages kept pouring in on Twitter from celebrities, political leaders, media outlets, brands, and prominent figures in Ghana. Here are some of the Tweets:
Happy Eid Mubarak to us all. Enjoy your day 🤗😘🥳 pic.twitter.com/hG0Plda2Sk
— Pascaline Edwards (@PascalinEdwards) May 3, 2022
Happy Eid-al-Fitr my Muslim brothers and sisters. May Almighty Allah accept our prayers and supplications during the holy month of Ramadan 🤲🏿 pic.twitter.com/tyU3LTrlK1
— Bola Ray (@TheRealBolaRay) May 2, 2022
Happy Eid Mubarak to our Muslim brothers and sisters. Let’s continue to spread love #EidMubarak #UTVGhana #DespiteMedia pic.twitter.com/G4zGcJuDCW
— UTV Ghana (@utvghana) May 3, 2022
Ramadan Kareem! pic.twitter.com/tV8BONmKAG
— Samuel Awuku (@sammiawuku) May 3, 2022
Happy Eid al-Fitr!
May Allah (SWT) grant you the Tawfeeq to apply the gems of wisdom from Ramadan into your daily lives.
Eid Mubarak! #LifeIsSimple #EidulFitr #EidMubarak2022 pic.twitter.com/6QW031NjsW
— AirtelTigo Ghana (@airteltigoghana) May 3, 2022
Citi FM & Citi TV through the Citi FM Foundation organized a Ramadan Bash for less privileged children within the Adabraka Muslim Community. The fanfare took place at the Adabraka Mosque. In addition, Imane Ouaadil, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Ghana, celebrated the Eid and end of the Holy month of Ramadan with the children and pensioners of the Potter’s Village orphanage house in Dodowa, in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
— Morocco in Ghana (@embassy_ghana) May 2, 2022
Fashion on Eid-Al-Fitr day
As this is a special day in the Islamic calendar, many Muslims celebrate in their best clothes. While different cultures have their own style, here is a look at how some Muslims in Ghana dressed up on Eid, as documented on Twitter.
Eid Mubarak 🌙🤍
May Allah accept our prayers 🙏🏾
Ameen #MuslimGirls #Eid2022 #EidMubarak pic.twitter.com/0ortEe9gSm
— Bintou Raissa Keita 🇨🇮🇬🇭 (@khaissah) May 3, 2022
May Allah continue to guide and protect us all💚❤️🤍☺️ #EidUlFitr #EidMubarak pic.twitter.com/bdXN5jhy99
— Rukky_Poshh (@rukky_poshh) May 2, 2022
My first Eid back in Ghana since 2016 💫 #EidMubarak pic.twitter.com/e3Fwcfo0im
— Drifter. (@mona_sam) May 2, 2022
Did it anyway cos one thing Moon won’t miss is the slay 😌#EidMubarak2022 https://t.co/XNgxaFJNcn pic.twitter.com/MXEPNfbxbR
— M. (@neeraahman) May 3, 2022
Eid Mubarak to all of you. Love you all May Allah accept our prayers 🥰❤️ pic.twitter.com/cQCMk0S1o3
— Saada 🇬🇭🐬 (@daddys_girltn) May 3, 2022
As usual, key media personalities and public figures also adorned themselves in Islamic attire, with a touch of ourunique traditional style and posted photos on Twitter. Keep scrolling to see some of these Tweets:
On this joyous day of Eid-ul-Fitr, May Allah accept your prayers, forgive all your faults and continue to shower you with love. Eid Mubarak one and all! Barka de Sallah 🤲🏽📿
*#eidmubarak #eid #inshallah #peace #islam #eidulfitr pic.twitter.com/oU6YfTqkIl
— Emmanuel Samani (@_iamsamani) May 3, 2022
#EidMubarak to all who are celebrating today 🙏🏽📿 pic.twitter.com/LpZEcqDyly
— Adwoa Konadu-Yiadom (@iamadwoakyiadom) May 3, 2022
On this glorious day of Eid-ul-Fitr, we wish all our Muslim brothers and sisters, viewers, listeners and clients a very happy Eid.
May Allah accept your prayers, forgive your faults & continue to shower u with blessings. Happy Eid Mubarak!
- TV3 #showbiz #daterush #3fmDrive pic.twitter.com/AiawRBjexH
— G i o v a n i CALEB #DATErush (@GiovaniCaleb) May 3, 2022
Happy Eid to you all.
Enjoy responsibly. #EidMubarak2022 #EidAlFitr pic.twitter.com/tzULvQUJ6W
— Kafui Dey (@KafuiDey) May 3, 2022
Ramadan Tweets from across the globe
Meanwhile, globally, Twitter recorded over 47 million Tweets in relation to Ramadan; a 31% increase from last year, reflecting Twitter’s role as the place to discover what is happening around the most significant cultural moments in real-time.
According to Twitter, trending conversations during the Ramadan centered across faith, spirituality, food and entertainment.
These were some of the key highlights:
The symbol used to send salutations upon the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) ﷺ was Tweeted almost 4 million times, while Top Ramadan-related emojis included:
🌙 (A crescent moon)
🙏🏽 (Folded hands )
🤲🏾 (Palms held up together)
Top Ramadan-hashtags Tweeted at a global level included:
#العشر_الاواخر (Last 10 days of Ramadan)
Twitter, in celebration of Eid Al Fitr released a hashtag-triggered emoji of the crescent moon when these hashtags below were used in the week of Eid.
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