Addressing his followers at Masaka City central mosque, Sheikh Galabuzi claimed that the Kibuli-based administration enacted its own constitution, which they will soon unveil to the Muslims under his leadership. He, however, failed short of revealing how the constitution was drafted and whether or not they conducted consultations.
Sheikh Badru Wasajja, the Masaka District Kadhi says the current UMSC constitution which was promulgated in 1986, sidelined the women despite their numbers and proven abilities to provide leadership at the various levels.
Sheikh Juma Bakihik Cucu, the Secretary for Education at Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, says that unveiling Muslim females directly interferes with their religious freedoms enshrined in th Ugandan constitution.
Amidst Misunderstandings of the details of the recent directives by president Museveni about the reopening of religious worship places, Muslims today flocked several mosques to attend Juma prayers for the first time in 6 months since march this year when every sector went on lockdown in the fight against the covid-19 pandemic.
On Friday, Justice Jesse Byaruhanga Rugyema of the Land Division dismissed the suit on grounds that the Juma Sect Community through their lawyer Hakim Lubega failed to bring to court any document to prove ownership of the contentious land.