Eminence Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, the Mufti of Uganda has urged Muslims to always exercise self-reflection, live exemplary and disciplined lives that enables them to do Allah’s will.
This was part of the Mufti’s speech at the memorial prayers (Dua) for the late Prince Swaibu Kateregga at Kalangala village in Mukoko, Bukulula County in Kalungu District near Lukaya trading centre on Saturday.
The Mufti was excited when he learnt that the late Kateregga was a revert who loved his new faith and donated land to the Muslim community for the construction of a Mosque and establishment of other activities that promote Islam.
Mubaje thanked the people who turned up in big numbers especially non-Muslim members of the late Kateregga family.
He quoted chapter 49:13 of the Glorious Quran where Allah indicated that he created humans into Nations and tribes so that they may know each other and that the most honourable among humanity in His sight is the most pious.
Mubaje explained that it is on the basis of this verse that he joined other faith groups to form the Interreligious Council Of Uganda– RCU purposely to promote common good in the communities.
Mubaje also reminded Muslim clerics to intensify Islamic teachings that inculcate discipline among their followers.
The West Buganda Regional Kadhi, Sheikh Juma Mawejje Kabanda together with the Kadhi of Masaka Muslim District, Sheikh Badru Uzairu Wasajja Kiruuta reported to the Mufti that generally Muslims are now steadily returning towards path of unity under the fold of Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC. Finally, Prince Ismail Lutimba was installed as the heir.
In attendance were Members of the College of Sheikhs, the UMSC Management, County Sheiks, Imams, local Civic leaders, Cultural leaders, Head Teachers of various Muslim Founded Schools, and family heads among others.