KABALE – The County Sheikh for Ndorwa and Kabale Municipality Ibrahim Byomuhangi has condemned the act of ladies who dress up in body-hugging trousers and skimpy outfits which he said is against Islamic values.
Mr. Byomuhangi made these remarks on Sunday Aug 11, during the Eid al-Adhuha celebrations that were held at Kirigime Mosque Headquarters in Kabale district.
He said that Muslim ladies should dress decently and avoid copying the dress code from Europeans saying that this makes others doubt their dedication to Islam.
“The current trend of dressing and has come out to be against the teachings of the Koran. However, it’s not yet late for you to change especially the ladies.” Mr Byomuhangi cautioned.
Mr. Byomuhangi also implored Muslim believers to be obedient like their fore father Ibrahim who was determined to sacrifice his own son when the Lord asked for a sacrifice from him.
The Kabale District National Resistance Movement -NRM Youth Chairperson Sheikh Kassim Kamugisha also echoed his remarks he warned muslims against embracing modern music trends if they are to inherit the Kingdom of Allah and live up to Islamic expectations.
He said that despite the benefits that come with music Kamugisha discouraged his fellow muslims from engaging in this trendy business arguing that it not meant for them.
In Ntungamo, the district Khadi sheikh Swaleh Kashangirwe used the Eid Adhuha prayers to call on Muslim leaders to exhibit the spirit of humilty and stop greed if they are to achieve progress as a muslim community.
Preaching during the Eid Mubarak prayers at Ntungamo district mosque, Sheikh Kashangirwe said many Muslims are going astray in worldly things forgetting to serve Allah because they have been overtaken by greed which is also increasing criminality in the country.
“Everyone wonders why there is an increase in the rate of criminality. This is simply because most of us especially leaders have turned against what our creator wants us to do. I pray that today, we repent and forgive if we are to overcome evil,” Kashangirwe advised.
Sheikh Kashangirwe further appealed to muslims to educate their children in a bid to give them a competitive edge in the job market. He said that education to enable them to level up with other global citizens across the world.
Mr Moses Baryomera Magufuli a prominent businessman in the district also asked muslim leaders to avoid segregation in politics but rather embrace all those faithful who wish to compete for political offices.
He donated 50 bags of cement towards the development of the Muslim office project.