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Pictorial: Send off UMSC Chairman, Dr. Abdulkadir Balonde

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His Eminence the Mufti of Uganda Sheikh Shaban Ramathan Mubaje rallied mourners to emulate Dr. Balonde's unique character of tolerance and peaceful resolution of differences.
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Late. Dr. Abdul Qadir Balonde's usher in his body for the Janazah prayer ahead of his burrial.
Hundreds of mourners converged at Wantunda village in Busedde Sub County in Jinja district on Tuesday to witness the sendoff the former Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC Chairman, Dr. Abdulkadir Balonde who succumbed to COVID-19 on Monday night.

His Eminence the Mufti of Uganda Sheikh Shaban Ramathan Mubaje rallied mourners to emulate Dr. Balonde's unique character of tolerance and peaceful resolution of differences.

He also cautioned Muslims to watch over each other to ensure compliance with the standard operating procedures put in place by the government to stop the spread of COVID-19. 

Sheikh Mubaje warned that Mosques that don’t comply with the standard operating procedures will be closed to save Muslims from COVID-19 infections.

URN brings you the sendoff in pictures