Sunday 15th December, 2019
Emelia Addae, GNA
Akim Manso (E/R),
Dec. 15, GNA – The Muslim communities in the Asene Manso Akroso District have
installed Imam Zaid Zuberu as the District Chief Imam; and Imam Aliu Ahmed
Rufai as the Deputy Chief Imam respectively.
The ceremony was
performed by Alhaji Alhassan, the Lower West Akyem Municipal Chief Imam and
Imam Jirjees Yahaya respectively at Akim Manso in the Eastern Region.
Opoku III, the chief of Akyem Manso, who chaired the function, called on the
newly installed Imams to work in unity with their members to improve the living
conditions of their communities.
He said together
with his elders they have decided to offer the Muslim communities a piece of
land for the establishment of Islamic Basic School.
Mr Abubakar Boniface
Siddique, the Minister of Inner Cities and Zongo Development, advised the
Muslim youth to avoid politics of violence and tolerate each other’s views
because politics is a contest of ideas.
Imam Aliu Ahmed, the
newly installed Deputy District Chief Imam in an interview with the Ghana News
Agency, expressed gratitude to Obrempon Opoku and his elders for the offer of
the land for the school project.