Rwanda Muslims Association gets new leaders
The Association of Muslims in Rwanda (AMUR) voted this Sunday, May 20, two new leaders after dismissing the Deputy Mufti and other leaders of AMUR.
The Sunday voting was conducted in peace. Only two candidates contested.
The newly elected Muslim leaders are Sheikh Jumatatu Nsengiyumva as Deputy Director of the association and Sheikh Ibrahim Kayitare, in charge of conflict management.
The leaders were voted under the new laws governing AMUR.
Formed in 1964, the Islamic association represents Muslims in the Rwanda. Its objectives are teaching Islamic beliefs, educating Rwandans about different issues like health, reconciliation.