Presidential candidates Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu aka Bobi Wine of the National Unity Platform party (NUP) and Lt. General Henry Tumukunde of “A Renewed Uganda” fiction have postponed their Saturday campaigns to attend the burial of the popular Muslim cleric, Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata Batte, who passed away on Friday.
Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata was pronounced dead on at International Hospital in Kampala (IHK), where he was admitted few weeks ago battling an undisclosed illness.
By the time he breathed his last, Sheikh Muzaata was the head of Dawah and the spokesperson of the Kibuli Muslim faction led by Prince Hajji Kasim Nakibinge and Supreme Mufti Suleiman Ndirangwa.
According to family members, the late will be laid to rest on Saturday, December 5, at his ancestral home in Kigogwa, Matugga in Wakiso district.
NUP Leader took to facebook to announce the suspension of his saturday scheduled campaigns in Ngora and Bulambuli districts so as to attend the burial of the fallen Muslim cleric.
“Tomorrow Saturday our message of change is supposed to be in Bukedea, Ngora, and Bulambuli, but due to the untimely death of Sheikh Muzaata, we have rescheduled it so that we mourn together with the family,” Bobi Wine posted on Friday evening.
Similarly, his counterpart of the Renewed Uganda’s Lt. Gen. Tumukunde has also rescheduled his campaign program to mourn the late Sheikh Muzaata
Tumukunde was meant to meet the renewed Uganda handlers/strategic campaigning team across the country today but decided to postpone all his meeting campaigns to pay respect to Muzaata.