President Akufo-Addo has sent birthday wishes to National Chief Imam Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu.
The religious leader turns 102 today, Friday, 23 April.
“Happy 102nd Birthday, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, National Chief Imam,” President Akufo-Addo posted on Facebook some minutes ago.
The Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and his wife, Samira Bawumia, also wished Sheikh Sharubutu well.
Dr Bawumia celebrated the religious colossus with a tribute on Facebook thus: “I join well-wishers in Ghana and across the globe to celebrate my father, the National Chief Imam, the amazing Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu on the occasion of his 102nd birthday”.
“May Allah bless him with more wisdom and good health to continue to be a reference manual in Ghana's development, peace and stability. We thank God for his life”.
Samira Bawumia also posted: “Happy birthday to our National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu. We are blessed to share in your impactful and exemplary life. May the Almighty Allah continue to preserve you in good health”.
Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu was born at Cow Lane in Accra in April 1919.
His father, Sheikh Imam Nuhu Sharubutu, was the Imam-Raatib (regular or residential Imam) of the Accra Central Mosque from the late 1960s to 1982 when he passed away.