Brief Biography of Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, the National Chief Imam of Ghana

Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu was born at Accra cow-lane in April 1919 by reputable parents from a well cultured and knowledgeable House.

His father, Sheikh Imam Nuhu Sharubutu was the Imam-Raatib (regular or residential Imam) of the Accra Central Mosque in the late 1960s to 1982 when he demised.

1974, after lengthy discussions among the traditional and tribal chiefs, academics, Islamic scholars, and religious personalities, a consensus was reached for Sheikh Osman to be appointed as the Deputy Regional Chief Imam of Ghana, deputizing his cousin, Sheikh Imam Muhammed Mukhtar Abbas who succeeded his father.

Sheikh Osman was well known for his exemplary lifestyle and generosity to people who called on him with their personal problems. He has built many Arabic Schools, Islamic Centers and Mosques.