Muslim Group Ghana, organizers of Ghana Muslim Excellence Awards over the weekend rewarded hardworking Muslim Chiefs, philanthropists, journalists and politicians for their contributions towards the development of the Zangos. The award aims at motivating and acknowledging hardworking personalities within the Muslim communities across the country. It was held on Saturday 28 November 2020 at Cantonment Police Mosque in Accra. Various Muslim personalities including politicians, businessmen, Entrepreneurs, Chiefs and Imams graced the occasion.
In an interview with the Coordinator of Muslim Group Ghana, Alhaji Halidu Abubakar Galaxy, he said this year’s award was in recognition of achievements of Muslims and Zango personalities as well as businessmen, philanthropists and celebrate them for their contributions towards the development of Zango Communities. The Minister for Inner Cities and Zango Development, Hon. Mustapha Hamid commended the awardees and the organizers for their fierce support to the development of the Zango. He reiterated that the Ministry of Zango Development will continue to support and ensure the development of the Zangos as well as empower the youth. He called on Zango youth to ensure peace before, during and after the general elections adding that it is God who determines a President.
In all thirteen hardworking personalities were awarded in various categories. They are Best and Most Promising Zango Chief, Best Zango Chief, Best Muslim Philanthropist, Best Muslim International Journalist, Best Muslim Media House, Best Muslim Journalist, Best Hausa News Caster. Others include Best Hajj Chairman of West Africa, Best Imam of Africa, Best Muslim Development Chief, Best Muslim Minister and politician and among others.
The overall best Zango Chief went to the Greater Accra Zabarma Chief, Alhaji Sarki Pro-Umar Tanko Abubakar and the Zango Chief of Manhean, Sarki Abdul Kadir Ahmed Abdul Kadir awarded with the best and Most Promising Zango Chief of the year.
Hajia Maryam Sissy a Broadcast Journalist with DWTV went home with the best Muslim International Journalist whilst Hajiya Harijatu Yaboh awarded with the best Muslim news editor. The National Chief Imam Sheikh Usman Nuhu Sharubutu and Sheikh I.C Quaye we’re awarded with Best Imam of Africa and Best Hajj Chairman of West Africa respectively.
Source: wadataonline.com/Muhammed Faisal Mustapha