The Bishop


Rev. Canon Paul Moses Samson Naimanhye

I am the Very Rev. Canon Paul Moses Samson Naimanhye,a Ugandan a resident of Buwekula, Mafubira Sub County – Jinja district. I was born on December 24, 1960 to the late Yonasani Naimanhye and Mrs. Tolofaina Naimanhye of Kasambira – Kamuli distict. My mother, Maama Tolofaina Naimnahye is still alive.

On July 17, 1987 I got married to Lydia Florence Naimanhye (Mrs) with whom we are blessed with three biological children;

  • Festus Joel Mudumba (B.A. Educ. UCU Mukono)
  • Paul Samson Wanume (B.Public Admn. UCU Mukono)
  • Noah Nathan Naimanhye (B.B.A, UCU Mukono)

On July 31, 2015, the House of Bishops approved my name and I am currently the Bishop Elect of Busoga Diocese and the Dean of Christ’s Cathedral Bugembe.

My University Education at Uganda Christian UniversityMukono, led to the award of a Bachelor of Divinity Degree in 2005. I also have provincial certificate in Theological Studies from Uganda Martyrs Seminary, Namugongo. In addition, I hold a Diploma in Business Administration plus a number of certificates attained from various trainings.

I am a Born again Christian with a passion of testifying and witnessing for Jesus Christ through Mission and Evangelism.

In 1981, I started Church Ministry in the Anglican Church of Uganda as a Church teacher. By God’s grace, I have moved through the Church ranks of Ministry as a Curate, Vicar at different Parishes, Sub Dean, Dean (after being installed a Canon in 2010) and now Bishop Elect of Busoga Diocese.

By and large, I have served on different boards of the Diocese. I have alsochaired and still chair a number of committees of the Church and Education institutions, including the following;

  • Chairman house of Clergy
  • Chairman of the Vetting Committee, Busoga Diocese
  • Chairman of the Ordination Committee, Busoga Diocese
  • Chairman of the recruitment committee, Busoga Diocese.
  • Chairman, Liturgical Committee
  • Member, Busoga University Council
  • Member of search committee of Busoga University
  • Chairman of Canons
  • Chairman, Board of Governors for Lubani S.S
  • Chairman, School Management Committee for Buckley High School, Iganga

Believably, all these achievements are attributed to my faithfulness, patience and the high degree of integrity that I exhibit amidst all circumstances.