Hon. Mawanda donates food items to Igara East Muslims ahead of Eid El-fitr

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BUSHENYI– The Office of the Igara East County legislator Hon Micheal Mawanda Maranga has donated food items to the Constituency Muslim community ahead of Eid El-fitr.

The food donation handed over at Rwentuha mosque comprised of 875kgs of rice, 450kgs of sugar and 9 jerricans of 20 litres each of cooking oil.

The food items were received by the Rwentuha mosque Imam together with the Igara East Muslims community Chairperson.

The donation will be shared among 9 mosques in the Constituency including Rwentuha, Buyanja, Kyabugimbi town, Nyamabare, Ruhumuro, Nyiebingo, Kashenyi, Kantunda and Keinamo mosques. 

Eng Bangotwire Rashid the head of Operations at Theo FM who represented Hon Micheal Mawanda noted that the legislator’s Office has always supported the Muslim community on such days as a means of celebrating with needy believers.

While receiving the items, the Rwentuha mosque Imam Mudasiri Mandela  thanked Hon Mawanda for giving them Ramadan donation and pledged total support of the Muslims community to the legislator’s endeavors. 

Hassan Mwesigwa the Igara East County Muslims Community Chairperson told this reporter that Hon Mawanda has never foresaken them in such festivities.

Abdu Wai Kamugisha the Imam of Ruhumuro Mosque hailed Hon Mawanda for fulfilling some of the Muslim pillars especially helping the needy.

Muslims will observe Eid El-fitr on Thursday May 13th 2021.