20, GNA - The National Chief Imam of Ghana, Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu
will turn 100 on Tuesday, 23rd April 2019.
Ghanaian Muslim Community including some leaders of non-Muslim Faith are all
gearing up for the all-year-long celebration of a National ICON of peace, unity
and development, a statement signed by Alhaji Khuzaima Osman, Personal
Assistant the National Chief Imam and copied to the GNA said on Saturday.
said many people were fathered, taught and nurtured by this noble, humble and
great man of Allah for a number of decades.
among them is Alhaji Aliyu Abubakar (Alhaji Ali Ghana) Dan-Majen Agege and the
CEO of Global Overseas Ventures Ltd who is sponsoring the maiden Sheikh Osman
Nuhu Sharubutu Annual Quranic Competition on Monday 22nd April, 2019 at 9am at the residence of His Eminence”.
Competition serves as the launching of a series of activities to honour His
Eminence who is widely known - nationally and internationally - as the Spiritual
Father of Ghana.
It said some of
the activities lined up for the centenary anniversary were
Prayers, blood donation at the residence of the Chief Imam in collaboration
with the 37-military hospital on 20th – 21st April, 2019, and National Chief
Imam’s Health Walk to be announced soon.
Quranic recitals and special prayers organizes by Zaeem Sheikh Abdul Wadudu
Haruna and the Ashanti Regional Chief Imam at the Kumasi Central Mosque 21st April 2019, launching of Lecture Series by the Vice President Dr.
Mahamudu Bawumia on 23rd April at the Movinpeak Hotel.
for long life, good health and prosperity was said for His Eminence at the
residence on Friday 19th April, the statement said.