By our reporter

Retired Church of Uganda Archbishop Dr. Livingstone Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo is dead.

According to reports , he died Friday morning at a Kampala hospital where he had been admitted in critical condition.

Archbishop Nkoyoyo returned to the country on June 29, 2017 from London, UK where he had been admitted since 2016 after he was diagnosed with cancer of the esophagus.

He led the Anglican Church from 1995-2004 and he was the first Chancellor of Uganda Christian University.

Ugandan Christian University Mukono broke the news on twitter early today. “Our first Chancellor and former Archbishop of the @ChurchofUganda Bishop Livingstone Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo has gone to be with the Lord. Rest in Peace,”