Ohene Kwame Frimpong, the philanthropist …funds expansion of Agogo Central Mosque
Ghana’s National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu has praised business magnate and philanthropist, Ohene Kwame Frimpong for his outstanding commitment to the Muslim community and the people of Agogo in the Ashanti Region.
According to the Chief Imam, such commitment by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Salt Media GH, has brought about unity and peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims in the area.
The National Chief Imam made this pronouncement at Asante Akim Agogo, when he paid a visit to the town together with other top Muslim leaders on a special invitation by the Salt Media boss.
Sheikh Sharubutu thanked Ohene Kwame Frimpong for singlehandedly funding the completion of an expansion project at the Agogo Central Mosque.
Speaking at the forecourt of the Mosque, where a planned project to upgrade the Mosque was unveiled at a total cost of GH¢222,000,the Chief Imam asked for God’s blessings for Ohene Kwame Frimpong and promised that he would make sure the money was used for its intended purpose.
The businessman donated an amount of GH¢185,000, representing 80 per cent of the total cost of completing the upgrade of the Agogo Central Mosque, a prime place of worship and prayers for many Muslims in the district.
The amount would be used in converting the building into a storey mosque for the Muslim community.
The project is scheduled to be completed in four months.
Dignitaries present at the event included the Ashanti Regional Chief Imam, various Chief Imams from Konongo, Ejisu and other surrounding Zongo Communities. Also, present to welcome the Chief Imam to the area was the Local Council Head of the Saviour Church, Opanyin Owusu.
Chief Imam toured Salt 99.5 FM, the only radio station in the locality with extended coverage in major parts of the district to interact with staff and management.
The Chief Imam paid a courtesy call on Nana Kwame Akuoko Sarpong, Omanhene of Agogo at his palace.