President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged religious leaders to sensitize their followers on the importance of embracing government programmes.
The revelation was read today Sunday 8th January 2023 by the security minister who is also the Rujumbura county Member of Parliament Hon. Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi who represented President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as the chief guest during the inauguration of the new Rukungiri district Muslim Kadhi Sheikh Abdulmalik Kayole Byaruhanga a function held at Rukungiri mosque in Rwenkuba cell, Southern Division Rukungiri municipality.
President Yoweri Museveni narrated that religious leaders should take a role of explaining to those who obstruct the programmes that they are doing no service to the nation.
He however called for cooperation among the Moslems community and other religions for the development of the people and the entire country.
On behalf of President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, Minister Muhwezi handed over a brand new car to Rukungiri district Kadhi Sheikh Abdulmalik Kayole Byaruhanga to help him in carrying out the work of Allah.
During the function, His Eminence Sheikh Shaban Ramadhani Mubajje revealed that in his term of office, his emphasis is on creating peace, unity and harmony among the Moslems community for the development of the country and Kingdom of Allah.
Sheikh Shaban Ramadhani added by encouraging Muslims to desist from being divided by political affiliations revealing that this will not create development among themselves.
Sheikh Abdulmalik Kayole Byaruhanga newly inaugurated Rukungiri district Kadhi pledged to create peace, unity and harmony among Moslems of Rukungiri in his term of office.
He thanked president Museveni for donating a car since this will help him to make his work easier in terms of transport.
Speaking to the Moslems and the entire congregation, Hon. Midius Natukunda Kaharata the Rukungiri district woman Member of Parliament also promised to work and cooperate with the Moslems community and leadership of rukungiri for development.
Geofrey Kyomukama the Rukungiri district chairperson LC5 revealed that Rukungiri district leadership is committed to work with Muslims in terms of development.