The nation was yesterday Friday 4 December hit by the sad news of the death of the renowned Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata who breathed his last at International Hospital Kampala (IHK) after battling a strange disease.
The heartbreaking news shocked bedridden Kampala lord Mayor Ssalongo Elias Lukwago and joined a number of Ugandans mourning the untimely passing on of Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata.
Lukwago who is currently on sickbed in Kenya posted on his official facebook page the feeling he got after receiving the news of sheikh Muzaata’s death stressing that he feels extremely devastated.
“The sad news of the demise of Sheik Muzaata Batte has reached me here at my sickbed at the Nairobi Hospital and I feel extremely devastated” Lukwago posted.“
Life is nothing else but vanity. Enyiike n’ekiyongobero binzita bannange. Allah amusonyiwe byonna ebyamusobako amuwe ejjana Firdaus. Inna Lillahi wa inna illaihi Rajihuuna” he added.
Lukwago is Nairobi, Kenya for further treatment on the reference by Ugandan Medical specialists after different medical attempts failed to achieve desired results, a source close to the Lord Mayor confirmed.
The spokesperson of Kibuli Muslim Community, Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata Batte died on Friday at International Hospital Kampala (IHK) where he had been hospitalized for two weeks according to family sources.
“He has been my best friend as well. He died from here (IHK) where he has been for two week,” Mr Ssemakula said.
Kawempe North MP Latif Ssebagala said Friday that Sheikh Muzaata will be remembered as a person who fought for Islam and stuck by the truth.
“Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata has died, May Allah strengthen us. This is a very difficult time.My good friend, Imam of Imaam, you will be remembered as a person who fought for Islam and stuck by the truth,” Mr Ssebagala said.