North Ankole diocese of the Anglican Church has held special thanksgiving prayers to congratulate President Yoweri Museveni for healing from Covid-19.
The prayers were organized by the Bishop of North diocese Steven Namanya to thank God for healing the fountain of Honor, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni from the deadly Covid-19 and were held at St. Emmanuel Cathedral Rushere in Kiruhura district.
President Yoweri Museveni was recently diagnosed with COVID 19 and went into self-isolation for some days but later tested negative.
The thanksgiving prayers started with praise songs thanking God for healing President Yoweri Museveni.
The Bishop of North Ankole Diocese Rt. Rev. Steven Namanya in a message delivered for him by Rev. Canon Patrick says that they organized the Thanksgiving prayers to show their appreciation to God for healing the president from the deadly Covid-19.
Bishop Namanya, who could not attend the prayers because of ill health says that the Christians deemed it necessary to hold thanksgiving prayers because the people were worried when the president declared that he was COVID-19 positive.
The Bishop lauded President Museveni for steering the country to development.
Presiding over the Thanksgiving prayers at St. Emmanuel Cathedral church the Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja lauded the people of North Ankole for the love they have for President Museveni and organizing thanksgiving prayers for him.
Nabbanja says that all Ugandans prayed for the quick recovery of the president because he is a God Given resourceful and focused president.
The Premier thanked the people of Kiruhura for always supporting the NRM government and voting able leaders.
Nabbanja challenged the people of Kiruhuura to stop changing leaders because this affects service delivery.
Nabbanja asked the people of Kiruhura to embrace government programmes so that all people can develop and join the money economy.
Members of Parliament from Kiruhura district thanked God for healing President Museveni so that he could continue serving the country.
Jovanice Rwenduru, the woman MP Kiruhura thanked God for listening to the prayers of Ugandans to heal the President.
However, Wilson Kajwengye, the Nyabushozi constituency Legislator reported to the Prime Minister of animal theft that has rocked the area with people slaughtering their animals and taking away meat while others are transporting stolen animals in small Premio vehicles.
At the Thanksgiving service over 98 million shillings was raised in cash and pledges to help in the development of the Church.
The prime Minister bought President Museveni’s Portrait at 10m shillings, a heifer at 5 million shillings and also pledged to contribute more sh50 million towards development projects of the Church.