UMSC to register all Imams to avoid impersonators. The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council committee (UMSC) is set to enroll all the imams in Uganda under its structures in a transition to wipe out impersonators who submit evil in the names of imams in Uganda.
In a meeting with Cyclone Times. The representative Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Hajji Muhammad Nsereko Mutumba stated: “the reason behind the enlistment is that individuals. Are taking on the appearance of imams and doing insidious things. Therefore, others are taking on the appearance of sheiks and begin duping individuals.”
He said on a few events, UMSC has got numerous objections from various Muslims. The nation over of silly sheiks and Muslim pioneers who blackmail cash from the general population to assist them. With getting favoring sand otherworldly healings among others for instance.
“However, a portion of the phony sheiks have come to the degree of contaminating honest young ladies. And I think you have known about a situation where certain individuals. Its affirmed to be an imam hitches an individual man. Similarly, the explanation is to recognize the perfect individuals on the grounds that an imam implies. Somebody who drives supplications in a specific mosque,” he said.
He noticed that under UMSC structures. Nobody can consider himself an imam without having a mosque where he leads and character cards.
“These IDs are entirely from the national character cards for appropriate distinguishing proof with the goal that individuals. Are not confound in light of the fact that a few people including writers could give somebody. An off-base title by calling him sheik, Hajjat or imam due to the dressing code. Facial hair among others and that is the thing that we need to dispose of,” he said.
Mutumba said the enlistment can be as quickly as time permits. However, he didn’t give an extraordinary timeframe to commence the procedure.
“We had around three structures, for example, a town mosque, province structure, and locale structure. Now we have included a provincial structure when these are settled and dug in, we will begin. we are still somewhat caught up with skilling and showing them the philosophy of authority and furthermore building up their secretariat,” he said.
He said Uganda Muslim Supreme Council has completely enlisted all the mosques and Muslim regions in the nation.
“We have managerial structures in every Muslim region. These imams were equitably cast a ballot by the town Muslims so for us. In addition, we are simply managing and making the arrangements for them to actualize,” he said.
The UMSC secretary-general Ramathan Mugalu said the way toward enlisting imams is exceptionally pivotal is reinforcing Umsc regulatory structures.
He said that the program of joining all the Muslims in Uganda is in progress. Since individuals are out on the consistent clashes among Muslim pioneers.
In addition, he included that the making of progressively 13 Muslim locales like Kiruhura, Buvuma, Entebbe, Buikwe, Kibaale, Kiryandongo, Gulu, Kanungu, Kyenjonjo, Kibuku, Kakumiro Luuka, and Kamwenge will make it 78 Muslim regions to upgrade administration to Muslims.
“We need to ease administration conveyance, so now we have 78 locales, we are attempting to decentralize power. A few regions were exceptionally large like Masindi among others,” he said.
A few imams from various mosques imparted their perspectives to Cyclone Times about this move taken UMSC. UMSC to register all Imams to avoid impersonators.
Baluku Abdul Rashid Ali, the imam of Masjid Swahaba Budo, Mpangala Maggwa in the Wakiso area stated: “The possibility of our pioneers from the Supreme Council of enrolling all imams. For simple recognizable proof is acceptable thus getting the IDs.”