Pastor Augustine Yiga Abizaayo of Kawaala Revival Church has passed on, his television station’s management has confirmed.
Days ago, reports of his death circulated online. But ABS TV, for which he was proprietor, dismissed the reports.
But it has, on October 27 morning, confirmed the controversial pastor’s death.
“😭There are no goodbyes. Wherever you’ll be, you’ll be in our hearts.
You will always be within us, it’s just the graveyard where you lay to rest.
We cannot believe that you are no longer with us,” ABS TV said in a statement.
“This is a tragedy for us, we will pray for you dear friend,father,mentor,great pastor. Rest in peace. Pastor yiga abizaayo Augustine.😭”
Pastor Yiga died at the age of 43. He left behind eight children.
He had been admitted at Nsambya Hospital for days, battling liver complications.
In March 2020, Yiga got in trouble with the state for claiming there was no Coronavirus in Uganda and Africa.
He was detained for days.