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Western Region Chief Imam dies at 74

The Muslim community in the Western region has been hit with sad news about the death of the Regional Chief Imam, Shieck Alhaj Mohammad Sani Abdullahi Bawa.

The sad news was confirmed by his Special Aide, Alhaji Kamal, earlier on Friday, 23rd September 2024.

The late Western regional Chief Imam is said to have sustained a minor domestic accident during a recent visit to his family in Kumasi.

It is believed the minor injury as he fell descending the home stairs may have triggered an illness.

According to his aide, he was rushed to the Effiankwanta Regional Hospital but he could not survive and died.

The late Western Region Chief Imam was installed on May 21, 2022 and died on Thursday, September 22.

He replaced Chief Imam Sheikh Ustarz Dr. Ali Hassan Ali, who died after having occupied the position for some years.

He will be buried today in line with the Muslim tradition.

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