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IGP pays courtesy call on Chief Imam

BY: graphic.com.gh
IGP pays courtesy call on Chief Imam
IGP pays courtesy call on Chief Imam

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr David Asante-Apeatu, has congratulated the National Chief Imam His Eminence Sheik Osman Nuhu Sharabutu for being an epitome of peace through his leadership and proactive steps to resolve major conflict in the country.

The IGP made this known when he paid a courtesy call on the National Chief Imam at his residence at New Fadama yesterday.

The IGP expressed the gratitude of the Police Administration to the Chief Imam for the prompt action he took in defusing tension following utterances made by Rev Isaac Owusu Bempah, the Head Pastor of Glorious Word and Power Ministries International on New Year’s Eve.

The IGP indicated that by the proactive steps taken by the Chief Imam to prevent further conflict falls in line with the mandate of the Ghana Police Service to prevent crime and protect life and property.

“The proactive step you took has given meaning to the saying that security is a shared responsibility” the IGP stated.

The National Chief Imam on his part expressed gratitude to the IGP and his team for the good works of the Police in maintaining law and order in the country.

According to the Chief Imam, “Islamic Religion recognizes multi diversity and the complementary role each group plays in ensuring peace in the country.” He also stated that Allah has favoured Ghana as a country.

The Chief Imam expressed his willingness to work with the Police and pledged his support in maintaining public order and decency in our national discourse.

The Chairman of the Chief Imam’s advisory board, Alhaji Mohammed Gado who was present at the meeting also welcomed the IGP and congratulated him for the proactive steps he has taken and pledged to work with the Muslim youth in order not to breach the peace of the country.