A man selects a goat for the Idd Iddi Mubarak festival.

Muslims in Uganda will celebrate Iddi Mubarak tomorrow, the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) has announced.

According to a July 4 release signed by the UMSC Director of Sharia Sheikh Yahaya Kakungulu, the main prayers will be held at the National Mosque of Old Kampala.

‘I (also) take the opportunity to congratulate the entire Muslim fraternity for having peacefully concluded the fasting of the Holy Month of Ramadhan as well as wish you a blessed Iddi El Fitri,’ Sheikh Kakungulu wrote.

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In a related development the Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi has also congratulated Muslims in Uganda upon the successful completion of the Holy Month of Ramadhan.

In his message delivered in Luganda the Kabaka wrote: ‘Tubakulisa nnyo okuyita mukiseera kyekisibo nga tumanyi nti eno y’emu ku mpagi enkulu mudini y’Ekiyisiramu. Ebyo byemubadde musaako essira gamba nga okusala Swala ezekiro, okuyamba abo abali mubwetavu obwengeri e’zenjawulo…’ the Kabaka’s message reads in part.

In conclusion the Kabaka urged the Muslims to continue with the exemplary behavior as exhibited during the fasting period.

Twagala empisa ennungi, obuntubulamu n’okukkiriza byemulaze mukisibo mugende nabyo mumaaso,’ the Kabaka wrote.

Kabaka’s full message below.

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