Kiruhura: Muslim elections halted over divisionism
The acting District Khadhi for Kiruhura Muslim district that covers Kiruhura and Kazo districts, Sheik Male Ismail Attefe has halted elections for choosing Muslim leaders asserting that the electoral process is unclear.
He added that Muslims need to be sensitized first as well as reducing disagreements that were tormenting their minds.
Sheik Male Ismail Attefe made the declaration on Tuesday at Rushere Masjid Noor Mosque, saying if the elections continue before establishing unity among Muslims, they are likely to spark off a fight which will result in wounding one another.
Sheik Male asked the Muslims to benchmark for discipline and unity from other religions if they are to develop their religion.
Sheik Kiruta Halili, the chairman of DAWA in Uganda Muslim Supreme Council for Kiruhura and Kazo said Muslims should first unite before them carrying out elections to avoid chaos.
He alleged that there are people behind the disagreements among Muslims of Kiruhura and Kazo districts.
He added that the constitution for elections has not been well followed to organize the elections.
Hajji Sulaiman Rwaburigunda, one of the Muslims supported the cancellation of elections by the district Khadhi articulating that divisionism among Muslims should first be resolved.
It is said that the elections for choosing leaders had been prepared to happen this week on Friday, 18th November, 2022.
By Mutatiina Medison