Akufo-Addo And Rebecca Celebrate Chief Imam As He Marks 104th Birthday, Share Stunning Photos

Akufo-Addo And Rebecca Celebrate Chief Imam As He Marks 104th Birthday, Share Stunning Photos

  • Nana Akufo-Addo and his wife Rebecca Akufo-Addo have celebrated the revered Islamic cleric Sheikh Dr Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu as he mark his 104th birthday on April 23, 2023
  • The president took to his Facebook page to share beautiful pictures from the visit to the residence National Chief Imam at Fadama
  • The Islamic cleric is highly respected and seen as a strong leader of Ghana's significant Muslim population

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President Nana Akufo-Addo and his wife, Rebecca, visited the National Chief Imam Sheikh Dr Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu on Sunday, April 23, 2023, as he mark his 104th birthday.

The president took to Facebook to share stunning photos of his visit to the residence of the National Chief Imam at Fadama, a predominantly Muslim community in Accra.

Nana Akufo-Addo and Rebecca visited the Chief Imam
Nana Akufo-Addo and Rebecca visited the Chief Imam to mark the Muslim cleric's 104th birthday. Source: Facebook/@nakufoaddo.
Source: Facebook
"By every measure, it is a blessed and privileged club," Nana Akufo-Addo said of the Chief Imam's age.

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Rebecca shakes Chief Imam hand
Rebecca Akufo-Addo shakes the hand of Chief Imam when she and the president visited the residence of the Muslim leader on April 23, 2023. Source: Facebook/@nakufoaddo
Source: Facebook

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The president also commended the National Chief Imam for his guidance of the Muslim flock in Ghana, stating it "has been truly exemplary."

"Our country may well be the envy of the rest of the world, when it comes to the question of religious tolerance and peaceful co-existence. His leadership and contribution to this state of affairs have been outstanding," the president said.
Akufo-Addo joins Chief Imam to mark 104 years.
Nana Akufo-Addo shakes the Chief Imam's hands during his visit on April 23, 2023. Source: Facebook/@nakufoaddo
Source: Facebook

The revered Islamic cleric is the founder of the Dr. Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu Education Trust Fund (The SONSETFund) and the Islamic Peace and Security Council of Ghana (IPASEC).

Akufo-Addo celebrates Chief Imam on his 103rd birthday

Last year, YEN.com.gh reported that President Nana Akufo-Addo poured heartwarming words on the National Chief Imam to mark his birthday.

In a post on Twitter, the president wished the respected religious icon great health, good life & wisdom, and long life.

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YEN.com.gh went into the comment section and compiled some of the most captivating reactions shared.

Akuapem Poloo meets Chief Imam

YEN.com.gh reported in a separate story that Ghanaian actress Akuapem Poloo visited Ghana's Chief Imam Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu and received a warm welcome.

Poloo shared the cute video of herself hanging out at the Chief Imam's residence and sitting right beside him in her pretty Muslim attire.

The video had folks gushing as they found it adorable and expressed how happy they were to see Poloo creating bonds with people of her new religion.

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George Nyavor (Head of Politics and Current Affairs Desk) George Nyavor writes for YEN.com.gh. He has been Head of the Politics and Current Affairs Desk since 2022. George has over 9 years of experience in managing media and communications (Myjoyonline and GhanaWeb). George is a member of the Catholic Association of Media Practitioners Ghana (CAMP-G). He obtained a BA in Communications Studies from the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2010. Reach out to him via george.nyavor@yen.com.gh.

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