Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Politics

 

Politics

 

Africa politics

Ugandan Opposition Leader Bobi Wine Mourns Kampala Archbishop Jonah Lwanga

Uganda opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine early on Monday mourned the death of Kampala Archbishop Jonah Lwanga.

Bobi Wine in a facebook post extended condolences to the people of Uganda over the death Kampala and Exarch of All Uganda in the Orthodox Church Archbishop Jonah Lwanga.

Wine said the departed Archbishop has always raised his voice about the incidents of injustices and bad governance in the country.

"Very saddened by the passing of His Eminence Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga, Archbishop of Kampala and Exarch of All Uganda in the Orthodox Church, who has been an outspoken critic of the injustice and bad governance in our country," Wine posted on his verified Facebook page.

Not one to sit by and watch as our country careened down the steep slope of dictatorship, Archbishop Jonah has been a consistent voice in pointing out the wrongs of those who hold us captive. Perhaps his most candid comment in recent times was when he urged Ugandans to pray for the collapse of DictatorMuseveni's regime and the government.

Wine added that Archbishop Jonah Lwanga's death raises more questions than answers, adding in the recent past several archibishops alongside church officials who have always criticised general Museveni's regime have lost their lives under unexplained circumstances.

"That Archbishop Jonah has now passed on raises more questions than answers, considering that many other religious leaders, prominent for their criticism of the regime, have passed on recently under unclear circumstances. Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of the Catholic Church, Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata Batte, and the Bishop Emeritus of Masaka John Baptist Kaggwa as well as Sheikh Anas Kaliisa have all passed on in quick succession," Wine added.

The National Unity Party leader and former presidential candidate therefore passed his messages of condolences and remorse to the all Orthodox community fraternity in Uganda and the world at large following Mr Lwanga's unfortunate demise.

He prayed that God grant his family and relatives gratitude the fortitude to bear his loss.

"I send deep condolences to the Orthodox community in Uganda and the world upon this unfortunate occurrence. May God receive you in eternal glory. Rest in peace Archbishop Jonah. It behooves us who are still surviving to continue the struggle in which you have been a key participant," Bobi Wine euogised.

Content created and supplied by: Owis (via Opera News )

Bobi Wine Jonah Kampala Robert Kyagulanyi Uganda

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments