Members of Parliament have asked the government to take action
against Pastor Aloysius Bujingo for publicly saying he tolerated his wife for
over 10 years with haemorrhage.
Kampala Woman MP Nabilah Naggayi Sempala who raised a matter of national
importance on Wednesday at Parliament said Bujingo has undermined the values of
Naggayi’s statement stems from a video that went viral on social media
showing Bugingo who is the head of House of Prayer Ministries
International in Makerere Kikoni telling his flock how he spent more than
ten years treating his wife's blood flow, adding that with this he couldn’t enjoy
his conjugal rights.
His comments drew protests and condemnation from the public.
Naggayi says that Government should take action on Bugingo, and also start on
the debate on the code of conduct of religious leaders and how they work.
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Moses Kasibante, the Rubaga North MP says Government should come up with
regulation to manage pastors.
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Chris Baryomunsi , the State Minister for Housing says the Uganda Communications
Commission has taken note of the offensive statement by Pastor Bugingo and is
studying the footage.
He says if the utterances by Bugingo amount to offensive
communication, action will be taken.
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Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo says a draft Policy on
regulating the churches will be coming soon to get rid of self-proclaimed
He says the actions of some pastors have gone to the extreme and a
manifestation of their unsteadiness in the ministry.
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Over the past few months, Pastor Bugingo has been feuding with his
wife for allegedly ganging up with his daughter to try and snatch church
property. But the wife, on the other hand, accuses Bugingo of hiding behind the
church property to cover up for his infidelity. Bugingo has since filed
for divorce. The matter is before court.