All set for swearing in of the Anglican church elect Bishop

ACK Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit (centre) has urged all arms of government to work together
ACK Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit (centre) has urged all arms of government to work together

Preparations for the swearing in ceremony of the new Elect Bishop of Anglican Church of Kenya Diocese of Kapsabet Rev. Paul Korir Kosgey are underway.

This is according to the chairman of the committee of preparations Nandi county who revealed that the preparations for the ceremony are underway and by tomorrow the committee will have finalized all that is expected.


Nandi governor Dr Cleophas Lagat with the commitee of preparations at St Barnabas ACK Kapsabet

He said that everything is in order and that the committee is working on a few things for the D-Day which will be held at Kapsabet show grounds on Sunday 8th of June 2016.

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The ceremony will be presided over by the Retired Bishop Dr. Eliud Wabukhala with other clergy dignitaries from across Kenya, a ceremony which will be attended by the Deputy president William Ruto and other leaders.

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Retired Anglican church of Kenya Bishop Rev. Eluid Wabukala

ACK Diocese of Kapsabet is the newly formed diocese splitted from ACK Diocese of Eldoret for easier administrative purposes.

Nandi Governor Dr. Cleophas Lagat while speaking with the committee at St. Barnabas ACK Kapsabet said he will fully support the efforts of the clergy to ensure the ceremony is accomplished.

He said nurturing people spiritually is a good example to be emulated by the incoming generation thus appealed to parents to ensure their children grow up spiritually.

He reminded the residents of Nandi to turn up in large numbers on Sunday to receive and give a warm welcome the Deputy president of Kenya William Ruto.


Lagat said his government will work hand in hand with the clergy to support spiritual matters as a whole as it is of importance to the generation of today adding that if students in secondary schools, tertiary institutions and universities are nurtured spiritually, cases of crimes will be brought to a halt.

The governor moreover, insisted on the issue of peace keeping as the country in preparation for the general elections urging the residents in Nandi and the entire country to preach peace and be good ambassadors of peace wherever they will be.