The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, and Former President, Mr. John Dramani Mahama joined the Kotokoli Chief of Ashaiman, Salifu Osumanu Binyozi to celebrate his 15th coronation anniversary.
The celebration which took place in Ashiaman in the Greater Accra Region, was also witnessed by hundreds of people near and far.
Chief Salifu Osumanu Binyozi was enskined as the chief of Kotokoli Community in Ashaiman in the year 2006.
Other members of the Kotokoli Communities in Accra and home joined to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the coronation of the Kotokoli Chief of Ashaiman, Salifu Osumanu Binyozi.
The occasion of the 15th anniversary celebrations of the coronation of the Kotokoli Chief of Ashaiman served as another opportunity to showcase the great traditions and cultural diversity of the Kotokoli people in Ghana.
The occasion was used to advised the youth to stay away from engaging in all forms of misconduct and violence.
In his welcome address, the Kotokoli Chief of Ashaiman thanked the National Chief Imam and his council for the good work they have been doing to help the Muslim Community and Ghana in general.
Chief Osumanu Binyozi admitted that the 15 years of his reign has recorded some ups and downs but was optimistic the years ahead will be brighter.
He urged his subjects to keep their surroundings clear at all times to prevent contracting poor sanitation and hygiene related diseases.
Chief Osumanu Binyozi also appealed to his people especially those in the Zongo communities to take their children's education seriously.
"Today all of us have come to realisation that education is the most important and effective tool to end poverty." The Kotokoli Chief of Ashaiman reiterated.
He called on Ghanaians to live in harmony and peace. Saying that is the only essential ingredients for national cohesion.
"We can only develop as a people, community and ultimately a nation only when there is peace and tranquility among one other.
Our geographical location, tribe, creed, colour, educational background, or religion should not be a factor for division and distractions." Kotokoli Chief of Ashaiman reiterated.
Story: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH
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