Wednesday, 20 May 2009

A one-time Imam in the Ghana Armed Forces, Sheikh Salawati Imam Rashid, has made a scary disclosure about how some politicians in the country buried a number of albinos and children alive, in their quest for political power.

The spirits of these persons, whom he said did not die natural deaths, will continue to haunt this country in the form of road accidents and other calamities unless a spiritual atonement is sought.

“The spirits of these innocent souls that were killed and buried alive will unquestionably haunt the country because they did not die natural deaths,” he said in a statement issued in Tamale.

Sheikh Salawati Imam Rashid Qutubu Zamaan, who is the Spiritual Leader and Head of the Salawati Mission of Ghana, based in Tamale, was the first trained and commissioned Imam/Officer in the Ghana Armed Forces, which he left as a Captain after about a decade’s service.

Until President John Evans Atta Mills considers having the country exorcised, all his efforts at putting things right will come to naught, he said with a certain robustness and confidence.

Albinos in Accra under the aegis of Society of Albinos-Ghana (SOA-G) recently organized a press conference during which they expressed apprehension about their precarious situation in the country, having become ritualistic materials for money and power seekers.

“During the elections, not only were animals slaughtered and sacrificed; but some human beings were buried alive, including albinos, deep in the forests,” Sheikh Rashid said.

The accidents which swept across the country immediately after the 2008 elections were a sign and warning to Ghanaians, he said, adding that “those accidents were not mere accidents but had spiritual connotations and meanings to them.”

That Imam Rashid has made such a revelation about the extent to which politicians can go, adds credence to the apprehension of the pigment-deficient humans, otherwise called ‘ofli gyato’.

In Tanzania, albinos are endangered as they are sought for spiritual interventions by jujumen in the East African country- a trend which appears to be gradually rearing its head on our shores by Imam Rashid’s revelation.

Ghanaian politicians who sought the spiritual interventions, he said, consulted voodoos, mountain and river gods, as well as marine spirits, both in Ghana and outside it, during which they made pledges to the shrines and deities.

“These devilish acts will bring calamities and hardships to the people of this country,” he warned.

His revelations appear to tie in with what a number of Christian clergies have already made about the bloody esoteric engagements by politicians before the last elections.

These men of God have variously attributed the recent road carnages in the country to the spiritual undertakings by some politicians and warned that until a form of exorcism is undertaken, these would continue.

As a result of the aforementioned bizarre deeds, he predicted, “the country will experience a lot of difficulties. Disasters like bloodshed, fire outbreaks, famine, and conflicts will befall the nation, unless we divinely cleanse the country.”

As for the bloodbath on our roads, he made a chilling revelation that they would continue, asking that “the churches, mosques and other religious sects in the country should come together and ensure that the devil does not rule Ghana.”

He expressed surprise that Ghanaian politicians went to the extent of going beyond the extraordinary and making human sacrifices, a development which, he noted, has attracted the ire of God.

“My predictions have always come to pass as evidenced by the spate of road accidents that hit the country claiming hundreds of lives and destroying property,” he said.

In order that the country may realize its dream of attaining the middle income status, there is the need, he said, for the country to spiritually cleanse itself.

He averred that Ghana is a religious country and so her citizens should avoid following the paths of civilizations of yore which rose to fame but fell from the grace of God, and were therefore visited by spiritual calamities.

Imam Rashid is a household name in Tamale, especially among the youth.

Source: Daily Guide