Salaam Bank Launch: ONC Boss Hajjat Namyalo Dismisses Stampede Rumors At Kololo Event

Salaam Bank Launch: ONC Boss Hajjat Namyalo Dismisses Stampede Rumors At Kololo Event

By Spy Uganda

Kampala: The Head of the Office of the NRM National Chairman (ONC) SPA/PA Hajjat Hadijah Namyalo Uzeiye has dismissed rumors that there was a stampede at Kololo Ceremonial grounds during the launch of Salaam Bank on Wednesday.

Hajjat Hadijah made the remarks on Friday afternoon during a press briefing at the ONC head offices In Kyambogo noting that those spreading the rumors are just haters with no substantial evidence to prove those allegations and further called upon whoever has evidence to bring it forward so that her office can intervene and help the families which were affected.

On Wednesday, the Muslim community flocked Kololo Ceremonial grounds to witness the launch of Salaam Bank making it the first financial institution compliant with Islamic principles to begin operations in Uganda.

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President Museveni was chief guest at the event that also saw Muslims walk away with an assortment of food items to aid their Ramadan.

Hajjat Namyalo also responded to reports that people were caned, saying that due to the large number of people that filled Kololo, security was charged with the task of ensuring there was order as food items were distributed to Muslim faithful who turned up.

“First of all, I want to express my sincere gratitude for the love you showed H.E President Yoweri Museveni. As you are aware, Kololo was filled to the brim and that necessitated intervention of security officers to ensure order,” Hajjat Namyalo said.

She expressed regret for any shortcomings, promising to rectify.

The ONC Manager also revealed that those who missed out on the food items distributed on Wednesday, will get the opportunity to receive them starting Monday when the office begins a tour of different city Mosques. an accessible web community

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