The Christians of St Francis Chapel, Makerere University bid farewell to the outgoing Archbishop Stanley Ntagali in the service that was held at the chapel yesterday.
They appreciated his leadership that has contributed to development of the Anglican Church and Uganda at large. The service was attended by students, lecturers and officials from Makerere University.
Rev Onesimus Asiimwe the Chaplain St Francis, thanked Archbishop Ntagali for his great achievement in spiritual and physical development among which was the completion of Church House on Kampala Road that had stalled for over 40 years.
He also appreciated him for the establishment of Uganda Martyrs Museum at Namugongo and also for his tireless efforts in fighting homosexuality.
The Principal of College of Business and Management Sciences (COBAMS), Prof Eria Hisali Who represented Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabus Nawangwe applauded Archbishop Ntagali for the developmental gospel he has been preaching as the 8th Archbishop of Church of Uganda.
Prof Eria also revealed that Makerere University is in plans of establishing a centre of excellence in the honour of Archbishop Ntagali. He added that the centre will either focus on peace studies, research or conflict resolution basing on Archbishop’s choice.
In his words, Archbishop Ntagali, welcomed the idea of establishing the centre of excellence and he pledged support towards it so that it can be beneficial to the public. He also commissioned 98 confirmants into the House of the Lord. He thanked the Christians for the support they have given him and also to do the same to the incoming Archbishop. He requested everyone to always put their trust in the Lord who is the provider of everything.
On 1st March 2020, Archbishop Ntagali will be retiring from that position and it will be taken up by the Archbishop elect Rt Rev Dr Steven Kazimba Mugalu