Vice President Bawumia mourns passing of popular Waakye seller Aunty Muni

Vice President Bawumia mourns passing of popular Waakye seller Aunty Muni
Aunty Muni

Vice President has expressed his condolences over the passing of Madam Imoro Muniratu, affectionately known as Aunty Muni, a popular waakye seller, who died on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at the age of 72, at the Medical Centre.

Aunty Muni, a renowned waakye vendor, operated her business at Labone Junction, a suburb of , for over four decades. Her waakye stand was widely recognized and frequented by patrons of all ages, often characterized by long queues.

On his official Facebook page, Vice President Bawumia posted a heartfelt tribute to the late waakye seller, conveying his condolences to the bereaved family.

The post read, “Indeed, we belong to Allah, and indeed, to Him, we return. I received the news of the death, this morning, of Aunty Muni, our nation's famous Waakye seller. My condolences to her family. May Allah forgive her shortcomings and grant her Jannah.”

Aunty Muni

In a media interview, Alhassan Abdul Arafat, the son of the deceased, shared details about Aunty Muni's final days.

He stated, “Mummy fell ill, expressing pain, leading us to seek medical attention at the Hospital. However, complications arose, prompting her to request discharge. Two days post-discharge, her health did not improve. Hence, we urgently transported her to the , where she succumbed at 0300 hours this morning.”

Aunty Muni's waakye was celebrated for its quality and taste, attracting a broad clientele from the local community and beyond. Her passing marks the end of an era for a beloved figure in the culinary landscape of Accra.

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