Controversial cleric, Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata dies at IHK

Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata

Kampala, Uganda | URN | Controversial cleric, Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata, the head of Dawa has died. Muzaata passed away at International Hospital Kampala (IHK) today Friday 4, December 2020 where he has been admitted.

On his Facebook page, the Kawempe Division North MP Latiff Ssebagala Sengendo confirmed Sheikh Muzaata’s death.

“Innalilahi wainailayhi Rajoun. Sheik Nuhu Muzaata has died. May Allah strengthen us. This is a very difficult time,” read Ssebagala’s post.

Two weeks ago, Muzaata was rushed to the IHK following an attack. On Wednesday, the Supreme Mufti, Sheikh Siliman Kasule Ndirangwa, said that Sheikh Muzaata was in stable condition and that he would soon be discharged. Ndirangwa also dismissed reports that the vocal cleric was poisoned.

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According to Ndirangwa, Sheikh Muzaatawas suffering from normal sickness and that he had tested negative for COVID-19. Sheikh Muzaata has also been the spokesperson of the Kibuli Muslim faction.