The Supreme Mufti of Uganda Sheikh Siliman Kasule Ndirangwa has resigned.
Addressing the media on Thursday night, Sheikh Ndirangwa cited endless disagreements among the Kibuli Muslim faction leaders as reason for stepping down.
“I would like to tell you that I have resigned as the Supreme Mufti of Uganda. I have taken the decision for the good of Islam,” he said.
“That’s why I have decided to resign so that I can also pave way for other leaders to take charge from where I have stopped.”
Sheikh Ndirangwa was named Supreme Mufti to head the Kibuli based Muslim faction in 2015.
He replaced Sheikh Zubair Kayongo who passed away in April, 2015 at Agha Khan Hospital in Tanzania.
Before becoming Supreme Mufti, Ndirangwa Served as the District Kadhi of Kampala for almost five years.
He is well known for his preaching against moral decadence in society, encouraging family bonds and reverence of Allah.