The Venerable Joseph Kibuchua has been elected the new Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Kirinyaga in a peaceful process held today Friday, 12th October 2012. Ven. Kibuchua will succeed Bishop Daniel Munene Ngoru who is retiring at the end of the year after serving for 15 years.
Archdeacon Kibuchua has been the Provost of ACK St. Thomas Cathedral and also served as the development coordinator in the diocese. He holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Theology Degree and a Masters’ Degree in Conflict Resolution. He is married and blessed with two children.
Other aspirants were Rev. Benson Kimaru and Rev. Samson Mwendia.
The electoral college of 23 members participated in the elections.
The enthronement and consecration service of the new Bishop will take place on 9th December, 2012 at St. Thomas Cathedral in Kerugoya.
The Most Rev. Dr. Eliud Wabukala
Archbishop of Kenya & Bishop of All Saint’s Diocese