Ruwenzori Diocese Bishop Condemns Corruption in Easter Message

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Bishop Reuben Kisembo of the Ruwenzori Diocese has delivered a scathing critique of corrupt leaders, calling for an end to unethical practices that harm society.

Bishop Kisembo was speaking during Way of the Cross in Fort Portal tourism city on Friday (29 March)

The bishop’s message comes at a time when corruption scandals have rocked various sectors in Uganda, including allegations of embezzlement in Uganda’s parliament.

Bishop Kisembo’s Easter message also emphasized the importance of ethical leadership and the responsibility of those in positions of power to serve with humility and honesty.

The bishop challenged government officials, business leaders, and all citizens to work together to combat corruption and build a more just and equitable society.

In the same message, the bishop tasked judiciary to do all it takes to dispense justice in time saying taking long to deliver judgements is denying the citizens justice they deserve.

Bishop Kisembo said that many prisons in the country are full of prisoners because judiciary is taking long go dispence justice for the people.

On his part, the bishop of Fort portal diocese Rt Rev Robert Muhirwa Akiiki challenged Christians to use this opportunity to grow their faith.

According to bishop Muhirwa, Eater should bring hope to all the Christians that there will be resurrection just like it was for Jesus Christ.

Alex Ruhunda the Fort portal Central division member of parliament retaliated the  bishops message saying that as leaders, they must follow an example of Jesus not involving themselves in matters that are corrupt in nature.

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