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Pictorial: Bishop Johnson Gakumba Bids Farewell to Christians

Bishop Gakumba bid farewell to thousands of his flock from Christ Church Parish Compound in Gulu City. He became the 7th Bishop of the Diocese of Northern Uganda after taking over from Retired Bishop Nelson Onono Onweng.
Godfrey Loum, the Parish Priest of Christ Church Parish, Bishop Johnson Gakumba (middle) at the farewell ceremony
The Bishop of the Diocese of Northern Uganda Johnson Gakumba on Friday bid farewell to the Christians in Gulu City ahead of his retirement in November this year.

He became the 7th Bishop of the Diocese of Northern Uganda after taking over from Retired Bishop Nelson Onono Onweng.

During the ceremony, Bishop Gakumba confirmed 150 children, youth and adults and also prayed for all the candidates vying for the different elective positions in Gulu City. Notable among them are Betty Aol Ocan, a candidate for Gulu City Woman MP, Lyandro Komakech, for Bardege –Layibi Division, among others.

Bishop Gakumba called for peace during the forthcoming general elections.

URN brings you the event in pictures.

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