Samira Bawumia Breaks Down At Final Prayers For Departed Bodyguard


In a heartrending moment, Second Lady Samira Bawumia was seen shedding tears during the final prayers (Adua) held for her late bodyguard, Fuseini Mumuni.

Tragically, Mumuni lost his life a few days ago in an accident on the Accra-Kumasi Highway.

On Sunday, an Islamic funeral was conducted in honour of the late Fuseni Mumuni, who had faithfully served as a security protocol officer of the Second Lady Hajia Samira Bawumia.

The funeral, held at the Kanda National Mosque, was attended by esteemed individuals, including the second couple and prominent government officials such as the Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei Opare.

The ceremony was filled with deep sorrow as family, friends, and colleagues came together to bid their final farewell.

Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, said it was a chance for friends, family, and colleagues to pay their respects and offer condolences.

During the ceremony, Second Lady Bawumia, with the assistance of Chief of Staff Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, made an emotional announcement.

She pledged to take care of the education expenses of Mumuni’s children until they complete their tertiary education. This gesture of support touched the hearts of all those in attendance and was a highlight of the funeral.

Among the dignitaries present were former Chairman of the NPP, Education Minister Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, CEO of the National Petroleum Authority, Dr. Mustapha Abdul Hamid, Chairman of the Ghana Hajj Board, Alhaji Ben Abdallah Banda, and Chief of the Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Issah Adam Yakubu, among others.

Amidst the somber atmosphere, the Second Lady could not contain her grief, as tears flowed down her cheeks freely during the emotional prayers.

The loss of Mumuni, a devoted and diligent protector, has left a profound impact on those who knew and worked with him.

Mumuni’s untimely demise in the tragic accident on the Accra-Kumasi Highway has sent shockwaves through the community. He was not only a dedicated bodyguard but also a trusted and valued member of the Second Lady’s team.

The late Fuseni Mumuni’s commitment to his duty, professionalism, and unwavering loyalty were acknowledged and commended by all who were acquainted with him.

His passing has created a void that will not easily be filled.

As prayers were offered for the peaceful repose of his departed soul, sorrow and condolences enveloped the gathering. The Second Lady, known for her compassionate nature, drew the sympathy of many as she mourned the loss of a close companion.

The tragic incident serves as a reminder of the risks and sacrifices that those in the line of duty face each day.

The entire nation will stand in solidarity with Second Lady Samira Bawumia and her family during this difficult time, offering support and prayers for solace and strength.

The late Fuseini Mumuni will be remembered as a dedicated bodyguard who gave his life in service to his duty.

His memory will live on in the hearts of those he protected and cherished, forever leaving an indelible mark on their lives.

By Vincent Kubi