MTN Uganda has handed over food and alms worth Ugx 20 million to the Muslim community in Jinja district through Busoga Kingdom.
The gesture was part of a Ramadan drive by the telecom to reach out to the Muslim community as they observe the holy month.
While handing over the foodstuffs at the Busoga Kingdom headquarters in Jinja, Isaiah Ssemamuli the Jinja Regional Business manager of MTN Uganda congratulated the Muslim
community for observing Ramadan amidst these challenging circumstances and encouraged them to keep the faith and continue to seek Allah during these unprecedented times.
He further said that, “Over the years MTN Uganda has stood with Muslim community within the region and this year has not been any different. With our humble donation, we believe that our Muslim brothers and sisters in Busoga will be able to have a decent meal for the fast approaching Eid celebration.”
The guest of honour at the handover, the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon Rebecca Kadaga
commended MTN Uganda for the generosity they have always extended towards Busoga Kingdom over the years.
Hon. Kadaga also thanked the Muslim community in Busoga for persevering through these
tough times and keeping the faith during Ramadan. She encouraged them to continue adhering to the government regulations of social distancing, hand washing and wearing of masks.