Mbarara: Turkey Donates 3000 Cattle for Eid Celebrations

The meat was distributed to Army Barracks, schools, orphanages and other organizations

The Minister of information and national guidance Rtd. Major General Jim Muhwezi Katugugu has slammed church leaders that are fond of engaging in politics, and saying that these should be blamed for the dangerous divisionism in society today.

The Rujumbura county Member of Parliament stressed that the role of the church should be preach God’s word, side effects and to particularly steer clear of any publically divisive messages.

Muhwezi was today speaking as the fundraising and celebration event to mark 10 years of the existence   of Rukungiri Community Church (RCC).

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The event held at Rukungiri Stadium was attended by hundreds for Christians from the western region, what is ed Rwanda, Burundi and the United States.

Muhwezi appealed to the congregation to run away and avoid churches where preachers focus on politics, especially now as the country heads into a volatile election season.

The Minister praised the good  work  of the Pentecostal  churches  in the country,  of supplementing  government  especially in the  field  of health , education as also their cardinal work which is to bring back people  to God.

At the same function, the minister launched the commencement of the construction of   a Shs 590 Million Church with a sitting capacity of 2000; where he contributed Shs 5 million to the project.

Elisa Kakwereere, the Pastor of Rukungiri Community Church hailed government for the prevailing peace and religious tolerance that has enabled him and others to start up such churches.

Muslim communities in Pakistan and Turkey today donated up to 2840 cows to facilitate today’s Eid Adhuha celebrations around the country.

186 of the cattle were slaughtered this morning  in Nyamitanga, viagra buy Mbarara town amidst merrymaking and celebrations.

Director of IQR’A Foundation, ambulance Sheikh Abdul Kasule said that the foundation in Mbarara patterned with Sena Foundation in Kampala and Turkiye Diyanet Vakfi (TDV) to unite all the Muslims in the country for this day.

Kasule said that meat was distributed to prisons, visit police, orphanages, army barracks and schools like Mary Hill, Mbarara H/S and many other organizations in the region without segregation.

Some of the animals donated for Eid Prayers

Some of the animals donated for Eid Prayers

The slaughtering he said will continue tomorrow in the districts of Bushenyi, Rubirizi, Sheema and on Saturday in the Kigezi region.

The Muslims were urged to share the meat with their neighbors from the other religious denominations.

During the prayers at Abu-Bakr Jamie Mosque in Kakoba Division, Resident District Commissioner Capt. Martha Asiimwe asked Muslims in the region to pray for peace in the country as they celebrate Idi Adhuha.

The RDC said that the country is at stake if the politicians continue fronting selfish motives to destroy peace for development which NRM government brought in 1986.

Member of Parliament, Dr.  Medard Bitekyerezo aso urged Muslims to vote wisely so that the country can remain united even after elections and requested Muslims to encourage their children take up medical courses like nursing since the country is in serious crisis of medical doctors.



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