By Ahura Mujuni Mark
Ugandan Muslim students will sit for Uganda National Examination Board Examinations on Tuesday as other Ugandans will be celebrating Idd-ul-Adhuha.Senior Four candidates across the country will be in for their Chemistry Paper.
“We respect Idd but this (examinations) being part of a national programme with a set time table, nothing can change . We urge our candidates to celebrate the day doing their examinations,” Uneb chairperson Fagil Mandy told the local media yesterday
Idd-ul-Adhuha is the second grand feast which Muslims celebrate to mark the end of the year according to the Islamic calendar.
Ugandan Muslims have always accused the Ugandan government of disrespecting Muslim holidays ,since other Holidays for other religions are considered .Sheikh Hassan Kirya , the spokesperson of the Kibuli Muslim administration has attacked Uneb for being insensitive to Muslim issues