CDS presents birthday gift to National Chief Imam

The Chief of Defence Staff, Vice Admiral Seth Amoama, on Tuesday presented food items and a cash of GH₵5,000 to the National Chief Imam, Dr Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, as part of the Ramadan celebration.

The items, which included five bags of rice, 10 packs of canned malt and bottled water, two rams and a gallon of cooking oil, were also to celebrate his 103 birthday which was on Saturday.

Presenting the items, Vice Admiral Amoama said the Chief Imam had been a pillar of peace behind the country, adding that his works were evident for all to see.

According to the  CDS,  the  visit was  his  second  to the   office of the  Chief  Imam,saying that the first time  was when he  was  appointed  and it was to seek his  prayer for the  duty that had been  entrusted to him  by the President and  the government of Ghana

“So on the occasion of celebrating another year, we taught it proper to come and wish him a happy birthday and also to thank him profoundly for being a pillar of peace behind our country,” the CDS added.

He called on the National Chief Imam to continue to pray for the country and the Ghana Armed Forces during this Holy month of Ramadan.

Dr Sheikh Sharubutu expressed his gratitude to the CDS for the gestureand prayed for the peace of the country and the GAF

 Present with the CDS were the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Rear Admiral Issah Adam Yakubu, Director of Religious Affairs, Commodore Rev. Adjei-Djan, and the Imam of the GAF, Major Mohammed and some senior officers of the GAF.

BY JEMIMA ESINAM KUATSINU

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