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Imams & Religious Advisors


Head Imam: Allamah Abdul Ghafoor Sahib

Deputy Imam: Abduladim Elgehani




 Abduladim Elgehani

Imam, Head of education and outreach at Annandale Mosque


Abduladim has lived in Edinburgh all his life. He completed his primary and secondary education in the city and went on to pursue a degree in Civil Engineering from Heriot-Watt University. 

In his younger years, he completed the memorisation of the Holy Quran and started teaching it in various places in Edinburgh during his secular education.

He has been leading the prayers at Edinburgh Central Mosque on a volunteering basis, which include taraweeh, from 2013 until joining Annandale. 

He is currently perusing his Nizami Alamiya course from Darul-Ilm in Birmingham while being a full time Imam and currently in his fifth year.

Born into a family with a reputation of Islamic knowledge, he has studied the Maliki school of thought from his father who is an Islamic scholar.

Abduladim is praised for his excellent recitation quality, friendly demeanour and overall great communication skills.

He runs daily circles teaching Islamic sciences to Mosque attendees as well as maintaining the children Quran classes in the evenings.




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