Supreme mufti declares next Juma prayer for the country, Muslims

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Nayiga Teddy Tracy


Old Kampala- The supreme Mufti of Uganda Sheik Shaban Ramadan Mubajje has urged all Imams mosques to mobilise all Muslims to attend the next Juma prayers as it will be used to pray for the themselves and the country at large.

Sheik Mubajje said they will also pray the slain Buyende district Police Commander ASP Muhammad Kirumira who life was ended in cold blood on Saturday evening near his home in Bulenga in the outskirts of capital Kampala.

 “I declare the next Juma prayer for the country, Imams should mobilise Muslims so that they pray for themselves and the country at large come next Friday. Women should attend for this cause,” Mubaje said.

He also asked for equality among the Muslim fraternity and non-muslims in ask he asked the state to transfer Boda boda 2010 patron Abdullah Kittata civil court and grant him bail as done to Kyadondo east MP Robert Kyagulanyi and Gen Kale Kayihura.

The Deputy supreme Mufti Ali Waiswa who was also grieved by the death of the Mr Kirumira requested the Muslim community to stay calm despite the increasing numbers of Muslims who are dying in the same manner.

Listing some victims of this similar gruesome murder, including muslim sheikhs, like Sheikh Hassan Kirya, Sheikh Rashid Wafula among others, Waiswa argued government to bring the perpetrators to book.