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General News of Monday, 23 April 2018

Source: Classfmonline.com

Chief Imam is 99 today

Today, Monday, 23 April 2018, marks the 99th birthday of the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr Usman Nuhu Sharubutu.

Sheikh Dr Usman Nuhu Sharubutu is an Islamic cleric and a member of the National Peace Council who has received several awards for the role he plays in ensuring peaceful co-existence between Muslims, Christians, and other religious bodies as well as political groups in the country.

Dr Sharubutu was born at Old Fadama on 23 April 1923. He traces his ancestry to the Hausa ethnicity from Northern Nigeria.

Former President John Dramani Mahama took to Facebook to wish the Ghanaian Muslim leader well as he celebrates his birthday.

Mr Mahama’s Facebook post read: “Best Wishes to National Chief Imam Sheikh Dr. Osumanu Nuhu Sharabutu on your 99th birthday. May Allah continue to grant you good health, more wisdom and increase your blessings.”