Muslims the world over will rejoice Eid-al-Fitr on Monday (May 2, 2022) to mark the tip of the fasting month of Ramadan.
The Acting Director of Sharia, Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC), Sheikh Muhammad Ali Waswa, defined that Eid-al-Fitir will probably be celebrated on Monday beginning at 8am.
“I would like to inform the Muslim fraternity and the wider public in Uganda that it has been confirmed the new moon has not been sighted this evening. Therefore, Eid-ul-Fitir will be celebrated on Monday May 2, 2022,” Sheikh Waswa defined in an April 30 assertion.
According to him, the nationwide prayers will probably be held at National Mosque, Old Kampala which is UMSC headquarters and will probably be led by Sheikh Ramadhan Mubajje, the mufti of Uganda.
“Prayers will commence at exactly 8am-9am. It is important to note that UMSC advises Muslims to observe Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Carry your prayer rags, wear a mask, observe social distance, sanitize and avoid touching surfaces,” he mentioned.
He added that, “we congratulate all your complete Muslim fraternity upon reaching a sleek completion of the holy month of Ramadhan and we want you a blessed Eid-al-Fitir.