Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata Batte, a Muslim imam in Uganda and leader of Dawa in Uganda, has died.
Family sources have confirmed that Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata Batte, a spokesman for the Kibuli Muslim community, has died. His death comes after misinformation that he died a few days ago.
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Sheikh Muzaata’s body is currently at the International Hospital Kampala (IHK), where he was admitted to hospital for several days.
Muzaata’s brother, Siliman Ssemakula, told reporters that he had been in International Hospital Kampala (IHK) for two weeks.
“He was also my best friend, he died from here (IHK), where he was for two weeks,” Silliman said.
Kawempe North MP Latif Sebagala said on Friday that Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata Batte would be remembered as a man who fought for Islam and stuck to the truth.
“Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata Batte is dead, may Allah strengthen us that this is a very difficult time.
My good friend, the Imam of the Imam, you will be remembered as a person who fought for Islam and stuck to the truth, ”said Sebagala.
Two weeks ago, Sheikh Muzaata was taken to the International Hospital Kampala (IHK) following the attack.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Mufti, Sheikh Siliman Kasule Ndirangwa, said Muzaata was in a stable condition and would be ousted soon. Sheikh Ndirangwa also denied reports that the voice clerk had been poisoned.
According to Ndirangwa, Muzaata is suffering from a normal disease and he tested negative for COVID-19. Muzaata has also been the spokesman for the Kibuli Muslim faction.
He was born in the 1950s, to the late Adam Muzaata in Bwaise, Lufula. His father, Adam Muzaata, was a sheikh, an Islamic healer.
More details to follow.