Rt Reverend George Turyasingura has been consecrated as the 2nd Bishop of East Rwenzori replacing the Rt. Reverend Edward Bamucwanira who has been at the helm of the diocese since 2009 when East Rwenzori Diocese was curved from Rwenzori Diocese.
The installation ceremony was presided over by the Archbishop Church of Uganda, Stanley Ntangali, at St. Steven’s Cathedral in Kamwenge.
The House of Bishops elected Reverend Canon Turyasingura as 2nd Bishop of East Ruwenzori on July 11, 2017, at Lweza Training and Conference Centre.
At the time of his election, he was the Diocesan Secretary of East Ruwenzori Diocese. He was also doing research for his Master of Arts Degree in Theology and Development at Bishop Barham University College, Kabale.
Bishop Turyasingura is married to Juliet Turyasingura, and they have six children
The function was which was attended by the Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda early Sunday morning in Kamwenge district also focused on building strong family values to uphold moral standards.