Prominent Muslim leader and head of Dawa in Uganda Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata has died. Muzaata passed away at International Hospital Kampala (IHK) where he has been admitted.
Muzaata has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness, which fellow Muslim leaders described as “normal”.
“Innalilahi wainailayhi Rajoun?
Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata has died, May Allah strengthen us this is a very difficult time,” Latif Ssebagala, Parliament Imam said in a Facebook post.
Two weeks ago, Muzaata was rushed to the Internal Hospital in Kampala following an attack.
Supreme Mufti, Sheikh Siliman Kasule Ndirangwa, had on Thursday said Sheikh Muzaata was in stable condition.
Ndirangwa also dismissed reports that the vocal cleric was poisoned.
Ndirangwa said revealed that Muzaata had tested negative for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Muzaata was the director of Dawa and spokesperson of the Kibuli Muslim faction.