National Chief Imam
Muslim stakeholders have been entreated to
put forward proposals towards addressing the leadership challenges and others
issues facing the faith in the country.
The demand was contained in a press release
issued by the Coalition of Muslim Organisations of Ghana (COMOG) against the
backdrop of a planned conference of stakeholders scheduled to take place next
Submitted contributions are to be thoroughly
discussed during the conference which is drawing support from the Muslim Caucus
of Parliament and the Advisory Board of the National Chief Imam.
The two day national conference which will
be held under the theme: “Enhancing the Capacity of Muslim Leadership for
Ghana’s Development Agenda”, is to take place in Accra, from February 7 to
February 9, 2019.
Expected participants who include representatives
from various state agencies, Muslim non- governmental organizations (NGO) and
associations, religious and traditional leaders are to discuss pertinent issues
that hinged on Muslim leadership, religious rights and state security among
The coordinator of the programme Abdel
Manan Abdel Rahman said the adoption of one model of Muslim leadership which
would be further modified for implementation would be one of the highlights of
“While participation is strictly by invitation, the organizing committee of the conference invites proposals, memo, ideas and suggestions on any of the issues that will be deliberated on at the conference from Muslim NGOs, think tanks, sectarian groupings, Muslim scholars, professionals and individuals.
By Issah Mohammed