The Archbishop of the Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga is dead. He has passed on this evening at the age of 76. This sad news come in as announced by his church leadership and reveals the aged man of God is no more.
“Our spiritual father has gone to be with the Lord,” the Orthodox Church said in a brief statement on Sunday. The cause of his death is however not yet known as details are still scanty.
Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga has been vocal especially on the political field of Uganda and on several occasions has not spared government in condemning its deeds
It is remembered that, in 2019, Lwanga said the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party would soon collapse for “disturbing the nation”.
“We are going to suffer human rights abuse until NRM is dissolved. And it (NRM) is going to dissolve very soon. I say this prophetically, it is not going to be there because it has disturbed this nation very much. It is going to dissolve. And when it dissolves, then things will go wonderfully,” dead Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga said during his Easter message.
Lwanga’s words came on the background of killings and human rights violations in the country then. However, a few days later, President Museveni donated shs300 million towards the construction of the Uganda Orthodox Cathedral at Lubya Hill, in Rubaga Division in Kampala.
The Uganda Orthodox Church constitutes of 0.1% approximately 300,000 to 400,000 followers. Rest well Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga (dead).