Retired Bishop of Busoga Cyprian Bamwoze dead

Monday February 11, 2019
Retired Bishop of Busoga Cyprian Bamwoze dead

The late Emeritus Bishop of Busoga Cyprian Bamwoze. FILE PHOTO 

The retired Bishop of Busoga Diocese, Rt Rev Cyprian Bamwoze died early on Monday Morning after a long battle with cancer.
Bamwoze breathed his last at the Mulago Cancer Institute. His death was confirmed by Bukedi Diocese Bishop Samuel Egesa.

Bishop Bamwoze was the first Bishop of Busoga Diocese being consecrated in 1972 after upon the creation of Busoga Diocese from Namirembe. He however retired in 1998 after years of turbulence among his flock who accused him of maladministration and arrogance. He was succeeded by Dr Michael Kyomya. 

An Old Boy of Busoga College Mwiri, students there will remember the Bishop for his Generosity, as he always gifted his former house at the school with a Bull from his farm to roast at the end of every year, as part of his way of giving back.