By Andrew Visper firstname.lastname@example.org
H.E the 2nd deputy mufti of Uganda Sheikh Muhammad Ali Waiswa while addressing the media at the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council headquarters Kampala mukadde after announcing the Eid al-adha day asked Government To reopen the Mosque before Eid so that muslims go for prayers to worship and praise Allah who blessed Uganda unlike other countries with no death case of Coronavurus registered since it’s outbreak in March 2020.
“I appeal to Government to reopen mosque so that Eid al-adha cerebrations be in mosque because we are ready to bide with Government guidelines and SOPs by the ministry of health. It’s unfortunately and sad moment for Allah’s house to be closed” Said mufti Muhammad. Adding that the day of Arafat will be on 30th July and Eid al-adha prayers will be on 31st July 2020.
However mufti Muhammad appealed to all believers who are ready to slaughter for the purpose of Eid al-adha to look for the health animals to be slaughtered following the Allah’s religion.
“We argue the public specifically muslims to celebrate this Eid al-adha in it’s culture and norms to visit each other and care for individuals with SOP’s to avoid the spread of Covid-19” Said mufti Muhammad
DAY OF ARAFAH
The Day of Arafah is an Islamic holiday that falls on the 9th day of Dhu al-Hijjah of the lunar Islamic Calendar. It is the second day of the Hajj pilgrimage and the day after is the first day of the major Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha.At dawn of this day, Muslim pilgrims will make their way from Mina to a nearby hillside and plain called Mount Arafah and the Plain of Arafah.
It was from this site that Muhammad gave one of his last famous sermons in the final year of his life. Muslims hold that part of the Qur’anic verse announcing that the religion of Islam had been perfected was revealed on this day.