Sheik Imam Rashid Kutubu, spiritual leader and Chief Imam of the Salawatia Movement in Tamale, has commended Ghanaians for the maturity exhibited before, during and after the December parliamentary and presidential elections in the country.

He stressed that, the country democratic dispensation has come of age and congratulated the New Patriotic Party’s Presidential Candidate Nana Akufo Addo for accepting defeat. “For this I thank the NPP and Ghanaians in general for showing Africa and the whole world at that Africans can organize peaceful elections no matter the outcome” he said.

 Speaking at a thanksgiving service in Tamale, the Northern Regional capital, Imam Rashid praised Allah for consolidating Ghana’s democracy which he noted is the beacon of hope for the African Continent and the world at large.

 Noted for his spiritual powers and prophesies, the Islamic Scholar who is also a human rights and a peace activist as well as an author has once prophesized in one of his books “the African Identity “ that a black African will lead the United States of America in the 21st century. True to his prophesy America is now led by Barrack Hussein Obama an African American.

He emphasized that, the world will be a mini paradise if all and sundry see each other as one people with one common destiny, saying that, no land can be developed in the midst of wickedness and mischief. “We can only develop in pity, love and understanding and tolerating one another. We should also put the fear of God in our hearts”, he told hundreds of worshipers at the service

 Imam Rashid prophesizes that, this year will record a lot of deaths among leaders including, politicians, religious leaders, chiefs among others and there will be fire outbreaks in the country and wind storm in many parts of the world.   

He however, urged religious leaders to organize special prayers to avert such calamities in the country and around the world, saying there is nothing God Almighty cannot do for his servant.

The Islamic Scholar as the service cautioned the youth about the dangers of life and made a passionate appealed to them not to allow themselves to be used by politicians to cause havoc to their follow brothers and sisters.

He urged the youth to pursue their dreams with love and passion in the name of Allah, “For Allah knows everything of yours, just give praises to him and your dreams will come true” he added.

 The Spiritual Leader prayed for the people of Ghana , the world leaders and congratulated President Attah Mills and the American President Mr. Barrack Hussein Obama.

Hamza Lansah Lolly