The Rukungiri district Muslim Kadhi Sheik Abdul Malik Byaruhanga Kayole on Friday concluded a familiarization tour after visiting all 33 mosques across Rukungiri district with a call to all Muslims to embrace cooperation and unity.
He ended his tour with Kyomera mosque in Bugangari Sub-county Rukungiri district where he told Muslims to focus on development by using the small land they have to set up a school to foster education in their area, especially Islamic education.
He revealed that out of 33 mosques in Rukungiri district, only 4 mosques are temporary and he called upon Muslims in those mosques to work hard to set up permanent mosques.
Sheik Abdul Malik thanked the Rukungiri district Muslim committee led by Hajji Abdullah Bananuka who accompanied him in all mosques since April when he started his familiarization tour up to the end plus the Muslims who welcomed them well in their respective mosques.
Haji Abudallah Bananuka the Rukungiri district Muslim chairperson said that their concluded familiarization tour instilled a mindset change in Muslims across the district because they taught muslims how best they can develop their mosques and families.
Hajjat Maak Sulit Turyamureeba the secretary for women and children affairs asked women to cooperate with their husbands and desist from borrowing loans without informing their husbands which has increased misunderstanding in many families.
Suliaman Kamusiime the Chairperson of Kyomera mosque on behalf of other Muslims thanked the district Kadhi and the district Muslim committee for visiting their mosque because they taught them much concerning development which will change their minds.
He revealed that the mosque still faces some challenges like inadequate land and few Muslims which affects the development of their mosque.