22 July 2017

Renowned Islamic scholar Mufti Menk holds second Ghana lecture

The Islamic community in Ghana anxiously awaits the arrival of one of the most famous Islamic preachers and global icon, Ismail Mufti Menk, who is set to visit the country Friday.

The renowned cleric is expected to spend three days in the country from July 21-23 and will be delivering talks on the theme: “Points to Ponder” in Accra, Tamale and Kumasi.

The Accra edition will take place at the Forecourt of the State House at 7 pm on July 21, 2017, while that of Kumasi will be held at the Central Mosque on July 22 at 9 a.m. The Tamale event will take place at the Jubilee Park on July 23 at 10 a.m.

The Zimbabwean-born celebrated Islamic preacher will also lead the Jummah (Friday) Prayers at the National Mosque in Accra and hold meetings with the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Usman Nuhu Sharabutu, as well as other Islamic leaders in the country.

The event, which is being organised by the Islamic Ummah of Ghana and powered by Globe Productions, is to expose over 30,000 Ghanaian Muslims to the contemporary knowledge of Islamic studies. 

It aims to impact in developing the Muslim individual and his/her society and also seeks to uplift the faith of Muslims in Islam and also demystify misconceptions surrounding the religion.

About Mufti Menk

Mufti Ismail Menk is one of the most effective Muslim lecturers in the world. He has been one of the Top 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World since 2010.

He studied Shariah in Madinah, Saudi Arabia, specialised in Jurisprudence in India and holds a doctorate of Social Guidance from the Aldersgate University.

The scholar is loved by millions across the globe who know him for his balanced approach, deep knowledge, wisdom and wit.

He also engages in humanitarian and educational activities in Zimbabwe and lectures internationally. Mufti Menk has a very strong social media presence and inspires people from all walks of life to do good, help others and reach out to humanity while preparing for the Hereafter. He is outspoken against terrorism, extremism, intolerance and injustice.


Mufti Menk will be ably supported on this programmme by Dr Muhammad Salah, a former assistant professor in pharmacology and a PhD holder in Comparative Fiqh.

He had his MBA in Islamic Studies from Cloverdale College, Theological Foundation – Indiana, USA. He obtained his BA in Shari‘ah and Islamic Law from the University of Al-Azhar in Egypt and a BA in pharmacology.

Dr Salah works as the “Religious Adviser” of Huda Satellite TV, one of the world’s leading Islamic Channels broadcasting exclusively in English since 2005.

He is the presenter of “Ask Huda”, “Correct Your Recitation” and “Gardens of the Pious” programes, which were rated as the highest viewed programmes to be broadcast on Huda TV.

Dr Salah is one of the well-known Islamic scholars in the USA. He led the Islamic Center of Victoria, Texas and founded two Islamic and Arabic schools, namely Iman Stems and the Muslim Generation.

Special guests include the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, His Eminence Sheikh Nuhu Sharabutu, Chief Imam of Ghana and regional ministers and MPs in the regions the events will be held.



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