Transformations in Islamic Education in Ghana

by David Owusu-Ansah

Alhajj Umar Ibrahim Imam (Head of the Ahl-Sunnah al-Jamaat, Ghana) (2)

Alhajj Umar Ibrahim Imam (Head of the Ahl-Sunnah al-Jamaat, Ghana) (2)
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Alhajj Umar Ibrahim Imam (seated) is head of the Ahl-Sunnah al-Jamaat group in Ghana and also the proprietor of the Institute of Islamic Studies school in Nina (Accra). In picture are also three aides to the Imam (in caps) and Dr. Sey of the Department of Religious Studies at the extreme left (standing). The Al—Sunnah movement has a history of conflict with the majority traditional Tijaniyya. In recent times, however, peaceful relations have developed between the two Muslim groups.

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Alhajj Umar Ibrahim Imam (Head of the Ahl-Sunnah al-Jamaat, Ghana) (2)
Alhajj Umar Ibrahim Imam (Head of the Ahl-Sunnah al-Jamaat, Ghana) (2)
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Creator: Owusu-Ansah, David
Description: Alhajj Umar Ibrahim Imam (seated) is head of the Ahl-Sunnah al-Jamaat group in Ghana and also the proprietor of the Institute of Islamic Studies school in Nina (Accra). In picture are also three aides to the Imam (in caps) and Dr. Sey of the Department of Religious Studies at the extreme left (standing). The Al—Sunnah movement has a history of conflict with the majority traditional Tijaniyya. In recent times, however, peaceful relations have developed between the two Muslim groups.
Location: Nima, Greater Accra, Ghana
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Contributing Institution: David Owusu-Ansah; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
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