Jailed former presidential candidate Kizza Besigye has congraculated Uganda’s Muslim fraternity upon successfully completing the Holy Month of Ramdhan.

Dr Besigye, in a July 5 letter that he penned from Luzira prison where he is currently on remand for treason charges, said Muslims are known for more than their generosity and they make an invaluable contribution to our country.

In a one-page letter, the four-time presidential candidate urges all to come together with Muslims, to pray and feast, we should reflect and celebrate the values that make us one Uganda, one people.

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“Salaam, assalaam alaikum warahumaturahi wabarakatuh!,” Dr Besigye writes in part.

“I congratulate our Muslim brothers & sisters on successfully completing the Holy Month of Ramdhan. Uganda Muslims are known for more than their generosity, they make an invaluable contribution to our country, from education, hospitality, healthcare, business, sports to political leadership. As we all come together with Muslims, to pray and feast, we should reflect and celebrate the values that make us one Uganda, one people,” Dr Besigye observed.

“May Allah bring you joy, peace and shared prosperity on this blessed occasion of Eid. Once again Eid Mubarak!,” he states in his letter that was forwarded to EagleOnline by his media team.

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