By Ahura Mujuni Mark
Government has declared 15 October a public holiday to mark Eid Adhua.
Henry Muganwa Kajura ,Uganda’s 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Public service said Friday that Moslems will be celebrating Eid Adhua and the day will be observed as a holiday throughout the country.
Muslims celebrate this day by slaughtering animals and sharing meat and foodstuff, among other things, with the most vulnerable in their community.
The day is marked in recognition of Abraham’s obedience to Allah by showing willingness to sacrifice his only son.