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Regional News Thu, 30 Jun 2005

Islamic Council builds mosque for community

Akonkonti-Odumase (B/A) June 30, GNA - The Islamic Council for Humanitarian Services, Ghana, has constructed a mosque for Moslems at Akonkonti-Odumase in the Nkoranza District to promote the Islamic Religion in the area. Murad Abdul Rahaman Aliyu Al-Balushi and his wife from the United Arab Emirates, funded the project, worth millions of cedis.

Malam Moro Dagomba, Dagomba Chief of the area told Ghana News Agency at Akonkonti-Odumase the mosque serves about 300 Moslems from Communities, including Timiabu, Taaho, Boano, Dromankuma, Madina and Asekye-Krukese. He expressed gratitude to the sponsors of the project saying, it would have taken them several years to complete it.

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Malam Abdulai Mamprusi, Imam and leader of the Muslim Sect said they were satisfied to worship in a decent environment.

Source: GNA
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