Pastor Merry Kaizire of the Lord's Covenant in Kanyanya also said that the manner in which, Ssenyonga was speaking explains the level of hatred he had for Yiga. She argued that fighting someone even after death is ungodly and a shame to all pastors.
Jackson Senyonga, the head of Christian Life Church in Bwaise has come under
fire from some pastors and members of Christian Revival Church Kawaala for his
utterances against their deceased Pastor, Augustine Yiga alias Abizzaayo.
has condemned Senyonga for attacking the deceased and asked him to apologizes to his
family and church members. It all started on Tuesday when Ssenyonga convened a
press conference shortly after Yiga’s death and condemned him as a false
prophet who often took advantage of his female flock.
claimed that Yiga faked miracles, impregnated and infected many of his
followers with HIV. There was tension between the two pastors who appeared to have been battling for supremacy. Onetime Yiga accused Ssenyonga of paying
people to go to his church to show that he had a huge following.
unkind comment about Yiga even after his death didn’t go down well with some pastors
and his followers. They described his attack on the deceased as disrespectful
and contrary to the African tradition as well as church laws.
Mondo Mugisha of Empowerment Christian Center, who visited Christian
Revival Church Kawaala to console Yiga’s family has tasked Pastor Ssenyonga to
apologize publicly to the deceased’s children and born-again Christians. He says
unless Senyonga apologizes, he will mobilise Christians and other Ugandans to
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Pastor Aloysius Bujjingo of
House of Prayer Ministries, says it was unfortunate for the
Pentecostal Church for such a senior pastor to celebrate the death of his fellow
pastor, which is against bible teachings.
celebrate the death of a person even if he has been my enemy at worst what he
did was nothing but wickedness,” said Bujjingo.
Pastor Merry Kaizire of the Lord's Covenant in Kanyanya also said that
the manner in which, Ssenyonga was speaking explains the level of hatred he had
for Yiga. She argued that fighting someone even after death is ungodly
and a shame to all pastors.
“fighting some even in grave…
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a shame ”//
Members of Revival
church who spoke to URN also condemned Sseyonga’s utterances against their late
pastor. Stephen Mukwaya, a follower to Yiga asked Ssenyonga to come out
and apologize, saying his utterances are traumatizing to the bereaved family.
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Rose Mumbejja, an artist in Rival Band, which was started by Pastor Yiga
dismissed Ssenyonga’s claims against their pastor as false.
couldn’t be reached for comment as he neither picked nor returned calls from
our reporter. Yiga’s body will be laid to his Revival church on Saturday this