Western Region gets new Cheif Imam

The late Imam passed away on 29th March 2022 after a short illness.

Western Region gets new Cheif Imam

Sheikh Mohammad Sani Abdullahi Bawa has been appointed as the new Western Regional Chief Imam after the death of the immediate past.

The late Imam passed away in the region on 29th March 2022 after a short illness.

A statement said, the nominee until his appointment served as the Deputy Secretary chief Imam.

Read the full Statement Below.

For Immediate release;


The Islamic Community in the Western Region, last Saturday 14th May 2022, assembled to pray and bid a befitting farewell to our former Regional Chief Imam, Shieck Dr. Ustaz Ali Hassan Ali, who passed away on the 29th March 2022. May Almighty Allah grant him a peaceful rest, and reward him with 'Jannatul Firdaus'.

Under this, the need for a new Chief Imam for the good people of the Western Region arose. The Council of Zongo Chiefs Western Region, under the leadership of Chief Mohammed Yusif V, ( Paramount Chief of all Zongos in the region ), in consultation with all stakeholders, has unanimously agreed, and appointed Shieck Alhaj Mohammad Sani Abdullahi Bawa, as the new Chief Imam.

Sheck Alhaji Mohammed Sani Abdullahi Bawa, before his current position, served as Deputy Regional Chief Imam for three decades ( 30 years ). He has also served mother Ghana as a National Goal Keeper for the Black Stars, Republicans, Accra Hearts of Oak, and Sekondi Eleven Wise, in the 60s and 70s

A grand ceremony will be held Insha Allah, at the forecourt of the Paramount Chief's Palace in Sekondi Zango, on Saturday 21st May 2022, at 10:00 am, to formally and officially Turban and induct him into office, as the 7th Western Regional Chief Imam. The public is hereby invited to grace this memorable occasion.