Ghana’s former President, John Mahama has yet again intervened and paid off the remaining balance for the acquisition of the Sofoline Central Mosque Land-Kumasi, in the Ashanti Region.
The former President paid an amount of GHC100, 000.00 (1Billion Ghana Cedis Old Currency) to acquire the land for the Muslim community who worship in the Sofoline Central Mosque.
The Sofoline Central Mosque land was given to the Muslim Community by Ghana’s first President, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah without proper legal documentation.
It was later sold to an individual who has the legal documentation for the land of which the Muslim Community had no knowledge of individual on several occasions tried to retrieve the land from the management of the mosque and Muslims in general.
After several interactions and confrontations with the individual, he then agreed to sell the land to the Management of the Mosque and Muslims in general with a price tag of GHC280,000.00.(2.8 billion old Ghana currency).
The Management of the Mosque supported by Peace Dawah Media did raise half of the total amount of GHC170, 000.00, thus, 1.7 Billion Cedis Old Currency.
The former President John Dramani Mahama comes into paid off the rest of the amount.
Credit: PEACE DAWAH MEDIA
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