“I appeal to whoever sights the moon on Friday evening to contact me immediately for verification,” Kakungulu said.
"We would rather die praying than live without prayer," he said.
As a time to purify the soul, refocus attention on God, and practice self-sacrifice, Ramadhan is much more than fasting.
The Director of Sharia at Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Sheikh Yahaya Ibrahim Kakungulu confirmed that Eid al-Fit is on Tuesday.
"Write stories that promote peace and unity among the Muslims than focusing on negative stories that keep on dividing us’
The month of Ramadhan in which Muslims fast from dawn up to sunset on a daily basis lasts between 29 or 30 days.
If sighted Saturday night, the month of Ramadhan -- a period fasting -- will begin on Sunday.
He made the call during Ramadan prayers at their mosque located at Lira Primary School
Prayers across the country as the Muslim community celebrates Eid-el-Fitr.
"Freedom of Worship is among the fundamental human freedoms which this government has provided."
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