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Bishops Get Cars as Pledged By Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has fulfilled his pledge of providing transport to the clergy in a ceremony held at state house Entebbe.

Ms. Jean Kabainkya the Assistant Secretary in the transport office handed over a brand new Mistubishi Pajero GLS to the Uganda Orthodox Church Bishop of Gulu and Eastern Silvester Kisitu.

In January 2019, Bishop Kisitu along with His Eminence Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga and other representatives of the Orthodox Church paid a visit to the president at State House Entebbe during which he was as the spiritual leader of that diocese.

The President pledged to support his spiritual work and urged him to always sensitize their followers on poverty eradication in their homes. He said empowered followers can support the work of the church.

Uganda Orthodox Church Bishop of Gulu and Eastern Slyvester Kisitu stands next to the Mistubishi Pajero GLS which was a pledge from President Yoweri Museveni to the Bishop at Okello House Nakasero on February 13, 2020.

At the same event, Ms. Kabainkya also handed over a band new Mistubishi Pajero to the Bishop of Kapchorwa Diocese Rt. Rev. Paul Kiptoo Masaba.

Rev. Canon Paul Kiptoo Masaba was consecrated and enthroned as the 2nd Bishop of Sebei Diocese at a colourful service in Kapchorwa on 12th April 2015.

The President said the vehicles will support the clergy as they move among the faithful to preach the word. He urged them to always call upon the people to fight poverty among their homes.

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