The Director of Sharia – Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, Sheikh Yahaya Ibrahim Kakungulu informs all Muslims in Uganda that the Moon has been sighted.
This year’s Eid-El-Fitri will therefore be celebrated tomorrow Sunday 25th June 2017.
Sheikh Yahaya Kakungulu congratulates all Muslims upon fasting and completing the Holy month of Ramadhan. He wishes all Muslims a happy Eid-El-Fitri and urges them to celebrate in line with the Islamic teachings. He also appeals to all Muslims to pay Zakatul-Fitri before the Eid prayers and to fast the six days of Shawwal.
At the National Mosque – UMSC Headquarters Old Kampala, Eid-El-Fitri prayers will be observed at 9:00am and they will be led by His Eminence the Mufti of Uganda Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje. The Eid-El-Fitri Khutuba (Sermon) will be delivered by Shk. Ali Juma Shiwuyo.
You are advised to come early and to park your vehicles outside the National Mosque perimeter as usual. You are also requested to cooperate with security personnel because they are there for our own good.