Sheikh Galabuzi appointed new Supreme Mufti

Galabuzi becomes the third Supreme Mufti after Sheik Zubairi Kayongo who passed on in 2014 and Sheik Sheikh Ndirangwa who resigned early this year.

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Sheikh Muhammad Galabuzi. COURTESY PHOTO.

Sheikh Muhammad Galabuzi has been appointed as the new Supreme Mufti of the Kibuli Muslim sect.

Galabuzi replaces Sheikh Siliman Kasule Ndirangwa who stepped down in April this year citing various reasons which include but not limited to the fights within the Kibuli faction.

Galabuzi who’s expected to officially assume his new office next week on Friday will be deputised by Sheikh Ibrahim Ntanda and Sheikh Mashed Kakooza.

While confirming the appointment on Monday, Dr. Muhammad Kiggundu who’s the head of communication of Kibuli Muslim faction, described the new Supreme Mufti as a credible leader who has devoted his life to serve Islam.

“He is trust worthy ,dependable, devoted and above all, he has been working for Islam and he is a man of content and very ethical as far as Islam is concerned and as far as following the Holy Quran and Hadith is concerned, ”he said.

The Kibuli faction pays allegiance to Prince Kassim Nakibinge, who is taken to be the titular head of Muslims in Uganda.

Galabuzi becomes the third Supreme Mufti after Sheik Zubairi Kayongo who passed on in 2014 and Sheik Sheikh Ndirangwa who resigned early this year.

Galabuzi was born on October 10,1962 at Bunyiri village, Bukoba, kyagwe, in Mukono district to Sheikh Shaban Kikomeko and Hajat Nagawa Kikomeko.

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