Following his death, the Church of Uganda had proposed that Bishop Ojwang’s body would be buried at all saint's cathedral church Kitgum, the designated burial grounds for Kitgum diocese bishop. However, the prelates’ relatives from the Tooro clan in Pader district rejected the idea citing that his body should be buried at his home in Pader town council.
Bishop-elect Joseph Kizito was born in Wakaliga, Kampala, in the Archdiocese of Kampala, in 1967. He was educated in Uganda, Rome and Pretoria, South Africa. He was ordained into the priesthood in September 1997 in Aliwal Diocese, Eastern Cape, South Africa.