Rev. Dr. James Bukomeko has been elected the 5th Bishop of Mityana Diocese, succeeding the Rt Rev Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu who was elected the 9th Archbishop of the Church of Uganda.
The Church of Uganda announced Rev. Bukomeko’s new posting following an election held by the House of Bishops of the Church of Uganda sitting at Namirembe Guest House on Thursday 7, November 2019.
Dr. Bukomeko will be consecrated and enthroned as bishop on February 2, 2020 at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Mityana.
Rev. Bukomeko was born on November 1st, 1968 in Luwero and is the youngest of 12 children. He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Uganda Christian University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from Uganda Management Institute, and a Bachelor of Education and a Diploma in Education from Nkumba University.
He also has an Executive Certificate from Hertfordshire University. He was given an honorary doctorate from the London Bridge Business School.
Rev Bukomeko was ordained a deacon and a priest in 1994. He has served in various capacities in Namirembe Diocese, including parish priest and Assistant Vicar.