By Bruno Mugizi.
As the Consecration and Enthronement of the Elect Bishop of West Ankole Diocese draws closer, The diocese will spend 580M on the celebration. The function will take place on Sunday May 28, 2017.
According to Lay Canon Bamugyendera Ephraim the vice chairperson of the consercration committee said all is set and they are ready to welcome the new bishop.
He said renovation of Katungu mothers union centre, Renovating Bishop’s Office, Renovation of cathedral, Buying bishop’s car , Renovating bishop’s residential are already done.
“We have Renovated the house which will house the Bishop and I believe the function will be colorful” Bamugyendera told www. mknewslink.com reporter yesterday.
On 21st April 2017, the house of Bishops sat and elected Rev Canon Johnson Twinomujuni who succeeded Bishop Yona Katoneene.
According to the publicity secretary for consecration committee Dr. Misharch Katusiime, president Yoweri Museveni has confirmed to attend the function that will be held on Sunday at Bweranyangi hill.
He added that all is set for the day and they are calling upon people to come and receive the new leader and 4th bishop of west ankole diocese.
The diocese covers fiver districts of greater Bushenyi; Buhweju, Rubirizi, Sheema, Mitooma and Bushenyi. West Ankole has faced a lot of infightings during Bushop Katoneene era whereby Christians in sheema rejected him for four months towards his retirement.