Alhaji Sulaiman Akorede Kehinde has been selected as the new Chief Imam of Owu, Abeokuta Central Mosque, following the demise of Alhaji Noah Olayiwola Sodeinde, who passed on in the early hours of February 9, 2016.
Meanwhile, the State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, who was at turbaning ceremony/ Jumat prayer on Friday, congratulated Owu Muslims for successfully selecting Alhaji Kehinde as the new Chief Imam of Owu.
Governor Amosun said, they showed exemplary leadership and laid a good precedence in the selection of the new Chief Imam within the shortest possible time and without acrimony.
Pointing out that this was an inspiring record which other groups in the country must learn from.
Senator Amosun said, he was happy with the peaceful selection process irrespective of the number candidates.
He prayed that the tenure of the new Chief Imam would bring joy, progress, harmony and development to the entire Owu land and beyond.
The new Chief Imam, while appreciating the Almighty Allah, also thanked Governor Amosun for witnessing his turbaning on Friday.
He promised to lead the Owu Muslims aright in the will of Allah and assured that he would promote unity and work for peaceful co- existence of the people of Owu, Egbaland and Ogun State in general.