The Addison International Centre for Emotional Intelligence (AICEI), has conferred an honourary certification in emotional intelligence on the National Chief Imam, Sheik Usman Nuhu Sharubutu for his excellent emotional intelligence competencies.
This formed parts of efforts by the institution to support individuals and organisations focused on prioritizing the psychological and emotional needs of the populace, especially children.
The Chief Imam was also presented with a citation of honour, by the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) David Eklu on behalf of AICEI, which described the religious leader as an embodiment of peace and a selfless leader.
Speaking at the presentation ceremony on Sunday in Fadama, at the residence of the National Chief Imam, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AICEI, Mr. James Addison commended Sheik Sharubutu for his immense contribution towards religious tolerance in the country.
He mentioned that the National Chief Imam’s exemplary life had tremendously contributed to peaceful coexistence among Christians and Muslims in the country, adding that “this is why we found him qualified to be seen as a highly emotionally intelligent person.
His contribution towards religious tolerance in this country is enormous and worth commendation and emulation”
Mr. Addison, who is Ghana’s first internationally certified emotional intelligence coach and a renowned author also presented about 35 copies of his latest book titled ‘My Child My Future’ to Sheik Sharubutu.
Giving a brief detail on the content of the book, Mr. Addison’s “My Child My Future takes you on a journey of self-discovery in understanding the emotional dynamics of children.
This will help you build a positive relationship with children and help them build self-confidence and self-esteem that will make them resilient.”
He explained that the book underscored the need for parents, educators, and caregivers to be emotionally intelligent so they could bring up children to understand and manage their emotions and those of others around them.
Sheik Sharubutu expressed gratitude to AICEI for the honour bestowed on him and assured that his outfit would continue to promote issues that focused on protecting the psychological and emotional wellbeing of the populace, especially children.
He stated that without emotional intelligence, they would be chaos in the world and commended AICEI for driving the force in transforming Ghana and the world at large through emotional intelligence.
Other individuals who graced the occasion are DCOP David Eklu, a representative of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Madam Muriel Darling Gilbertson, and Mr. Justice Sagoe, a financial expert among other dignitaries.
Source: Raissa Sambou, Capitalnewsonline.