East Africa

Uganda: Supreme Mufti Sheikh Zubairi Kayongo passes on

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Supreme Mufti Sheikh Zubairi Kayongo has passed on this morning at Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi. His deputy, Sheikh Mahmoud Kibaate confirmed to Daily Monitor and added that Sheikh Kayongo had been hospitalized for two weeks.

Sheikh Kibaate further said the Supreme Mufti’s body is still at the hospital in Nairobi.

According to Kibuli Mosque spokesperson, Sheikh Hassan Kirya, the mufti had been hospitalized at Case Clinic for two weeks and later discharged.
“He has been battling Diabetes and high blood pressure,” Mr Kirya said.
At the time of his death he had gone to Tanzania for an official visit but his health deteriorated and was admitted before being pronounced dead this morning.


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