KAMPALA: Muslims, politicians and celebrities continue to mourn the untimely death of Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata Batte, the head of Dawa and the spokesperson of the Kibuli Muslim community.
The outspoken Muzaata was pronounced dead at around 3:00Pm on Friday at International Hospital Kampala- IHK.
The eventual demise of Sheikh Muzaata came after two weeks of him being hospitalized battling with an undisclosed illness.
On his Facebook page, the Kawempe Division North MP Latiff Ssebagala Sengendo posted news about Muzatta’s death.
“Innalilahi wainailayhi Rajoun. Sheik Nuhu Muzaata has died. May Allah strengthen us. This is a very difficult time,” read Ssebagala’s post.
Imam Idi Kasozi, the head of the Uganda Muslim Youth Assembly, confirmed to Journalists that Muzaata was dead and that he learnt about the death of Muzaata shortly after Kumar prayers. He said that the Muslim fraternity has lost an icon, a strong pillar who has been a strong person on speaking on issues that affect Islam.
Sulaiman Sowedi Muwonge, one of the people who have been attending to Muzaata while in Hospital said that Muzaata was a friend to many people.
Ibrahim Kasozi, the Member of Parliament for Makindye Division East said the Muslim Community has lost a prominent Muslim scholar. Although the cause of Muzaata’s death is not yet clear, Kasozi said that the Public should always be on the alert.
Below is a collection of posts from other celebrities, politicians, and Muslims.