- The death has been reported of Abubakar Sharubutu, the son of the National Chief Imam
- The younger Sharubutu is said to have lost his life early this week
- It is currently unknown what caused his death
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Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, the National Chief Imam has lost his son, Abubakar Sharubutu.
Per a myjoyonline.com report, the younger Sharubutu lost his life on Monday, July 12, 2021. It is currently unknown what led to his death.
Until his untimely death, he was the driver of Chief Iman.
The Joy FM report adds that the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia mourned with the Chief Imam and his family at their Fadama residence on Wednesday, July 14, 2021.
Sheikh Sharubutu conveyed his family's appreciation to the Vice President for grieving with them.
The funeral prayers for the late Sharubutu was held on Thursday, July 15, 2021.
Meanwhile, on Friday, April 23, 2021, YEN.com.gh reported that Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu had turned 102 years old.
The Muslim cleric who has become synonymous with peace and humility is celebrated for his selfless leadership and service to humanity. The report further added that Ghana depends on his authoritative voice, calm but presiding presence to resolve issues in times of turbulent national unrest and disputes.
On the occasion of his 102nd birthday, many Ghanaians showered blessings on him on social media. Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia also paid homage to the acclaimed Muslim leader.
On April 24, 2020, YEN.com.gh compiled ten top achievements of the leader widely celebrated and recognised across the country as an exceptional leader and an epitome of peace.
It included him self-training, educating, sponsoring and empowering over 50 well-disciplined and taught students in Islamic studies who have become a force to reckon with in the Muslim community in Ghana.
These people have also excelled in the field of Islamic knowledge and jurisprudence.
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