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I was forced to cut my dreadlocks before becoming MP – Ras Mubarak reveals



Former Member of Parliament (MP) of Kumbungu, Ras Mubarak has revealed the circumstances that compelled him to go into parliament with his dreadlocks.

He revealed that the laws of Ghana do not have any clause that is against one going to parliament wearing dreadlocks but circumstances beyond his control that compelled him to cut his dreadlocks.

“There is no law that says one cannot be a parliamentarian because of his dreadlocks.No one can prevent you from running for an election with dreadlocks but I had to cut mine because of a particular reason.” Ras Mubarak disclosed.

The vociferous lawmaker indicated that apart from the constitution of Ghana, the Bible supports wearing of one’s natural hair.

“Rastafarians regard aspects of the Bible that supports the Nazarene lifestyle rooted in Number 6:5” He added


Ras Mubarak’s revelation comes amid the brouhaha surround Achimota School, Ghana Education Service (GES) and two Rastafarian students.

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