National Chief Imam turns 101 today

National Chief Imam turns 101 today

- Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu is 101 today

- He was born at Accra Cow-lane on Apri 23, 1919

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Ghana’s National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu is 101 years old today, Thursday, 23 April 2020.

The Chief Imam is widely recognised across the country as an exceptional leader and an epitome of peace.

Last year, on Sunday, 21 April 2019, the Chief Imam joined a mass service at the Christ the King Catholic Church in Accra to mark his 100th birthday anniversary.

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Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu was born at Accra Cow-lane in April 1919 by reputable parents from a well-cultured and knowledgeable house.

His father, Sheikh Imam Nuhu Sharubutu was the Imam-Raatib (regular or residential Imam) of the Accra Central Mosque in the late 1960s to 1982 when he demised.

His mother, Hajja Ayishatu Abbass popularly known as Mma Tasidi, may her soul rest in peace and perfect bliss, also contributed immensely to the moral and psychological development of her son by ensuring that he had the proper home upbringing to go side with Islamic Education.

His mother was the sister of the Greater Accra Regional Imam who also rose to be called the National Imam (from late 1933 to 1960), Sheikh Imam Muhammed Abbas popularly known as Mallam Muhammad Mazawaje.

Young Osmanu started his education at home from his father during the day and with his mother at night.

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It was widely reported and confirmed by Sheikh Osmanu himself that his mother was given to the father by his uncle, the late Imam Abbas Mazawaje who saw in his father high degree of fear of Allah and qualities of leadership.

Sheikh Nuhu Sharubutu, the father of young Osmanu was a prominent student of Sheikh Imam Abbas Mazawaje and became a member of the House. earlier reported that Ghana has recorded 1,154 COVID-19 cases with 120 recoveries, the Health Service disclosed on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

This means that 112 new cases have been confirmed after President Akufo-Addo made the 1,042 disclosure to the nation on Sunday, April 19, 2020.

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