Stonebwoy and others donate $44,000 academic scholarship
Office of the national Chief Imam Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu on yesterday received an academic scholarship worth $44,000.00 from reggae dancehall artiste Stonebwoy and several others at a ceremony held in Accra.
The Islamic cleric’s office received the ten academic scholarship reserved for applicants who want to study Oil and Gas programmes in any tertiary institution across the country.
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Alhaji Abdul Salamu Amadu who is the chairman of Afro-Arab Group Of Companies in hand with hand with Mr Harris Owusu who is also the chairman for centre for Non-Destructive Testing and BET international awards winning artiste Livingstone Etsey Setekla widely known as Stonebwoy raised the amount to donate to the office national Chief Imam who is also member of Ghana Peace Council.
The donation was in support of the centenary birthday celebration of His Eminence, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu who they described as the “leading advocate for education in Zongo communities”.
“We urge Ghanaians resident in Zongo communities to apply for these scholarships with the following criteria; a good command of the English language, good grades in mathematics and two referees including a local Imam and a community chief,” Alhaji Amadu said.
“All correspondence regarding the scholarship should be directed to the Office of the National Chief Imam”.
THe Chief Imam expressed gratitude to the trio and said education was a vital tool for improving the