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If Ghana be the land of my roots,
Then I'll celebrate the early scholars -
Resplendent in my ancestry.
Let me start with Muhammed al-Gamba;
The first imam of Kumasi.

The founder of Koranic education,
Deep in an Akan heartland -
The city of the Ashanti.
Service of prayers and amulets;
Trusted advisor to the royalty.

Respected representative,
Of the eminent ones -
The elders of northern Ghana.
He was known as ' more