The first group of students at Imam Sadeq, peace be upon him, Seminary in Kumasi, the capital city of the Ashanti Region in southern Ghana, celebrated their graduation.
According to the public relations office of Ghana Islamic University, the program was attended by Kumasi Muslims, scholars, academic and religious figures of the city as well as the parents of the students.
17 seminarians who successfully passed the three-year courses on Islamic sciences received their graduation certificates and the top students were awarded in the ceremony.
Imam Sadeq (AS) Seminary was established in Kumasi three years ago in cooperation with Al-Mustafa International University.
Ghana is a country in West Africa. Islam is one of the major religions practiced widely in the country. Its presence in modern-day Ghana dates back to the 10th century. Muslims in Ghana make up about 24 percent of the population.