By Suzan Kabarwani
A requiem mass will today be held for Teso Bishop Geresom Iluko at All Saints Cathedral, Nakasero, her daughter Jean Aarakit, told the local media
After the church service, the body will be transported to Lieutenant General Charles Angina’s home in Kyambogo for a vigil before it is transported on Tuesday morning to Bukedea.
Burial is scheduled for Friday at St Stephen’s Cathedral in Kumi district.
The Bishop was bitten by a deadly snake at his home in Kidongole, Bukedea on Friday evening.
He was rushed to a Mbale Referral Hospital for treatment, where he was pronounced dead on Sunday morning.
Geresom Ilukor served as Bishop of Soroti diocese from 1975 to 2000 retired after 25 years of service. He was born on March 2, 1935.