Mourners at Bugembe during the special sitting to recognize the works of Bishop Bamwoze.

BUSOGA Lukiiko has yesterday paid tribute to Bishop Emeritus, Cyprian Kikunhi Bamwoze at Obwakyabazinga Bwa Busoga headquarters in Bugembe, Jinja.

Many in attendance eulogised Bamwoze and praised his efforts towards the development of Busoga and Uganda at large.

Present at Busoga Lukiiko was Speaker George Mutyabule were; the Katukiro of Busoga Dr. Joseph Muvawala, Royal Chiefs led by Issabalangira Samuel Zirabamuzale Menhya, OBB Ministers, Members of Busoga Lukiiko and politicians.

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Mutyabule requested that Bamwoze’s monument and those of former Kyabazingas (Busoga Kings) be constructed at the Source of the Nile tourist attraction site in Jinja.

Bamwoze, the first Bishop of Busoga Anglican Diocese, succumbed to Leukaemia at the Uganda Cancer Institute in Mulago, Kampala, where he had been undergoing treatment since December 2018.