Muslims from Rukungiri District today joined their counterparts across the country in peaceful protest against homosexuality which is said to have infiltrated schools and institutions in Uganda.
Muslims who were holding placards that had inscriptions against homosexuality” marched from the Rukungiri main mosque through Rukungiri town to awakening the general public against the vice
Sheikh Asuman Kagwa the Rukungiri Muslim district Daawah says the purpose of the peaceful match was to create awareness and to call on people of Rukungiri to stand up against this satanic vice.
On 11thFebruary 2023 Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC)gazette today Friday 24th February 2023 as the day for all mosques to express their disagreement with homosexuality, a vice, they say, has reared its ugly head targeting, especially young people.
The UMSC call came after the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU) issued a statement, expressing concern about the increasing promotion of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) agenda in the country.
The deputy Mufti, Sheikh Muhammad Warsaw, emphasized that the main aim of the demonstration is to create awareness as well as reinforcing the role of religious leaders in this fight, following a decision of the Church of Uganda to break away from the Church of England that endorsed same sex relations.