In a statement published across ABS Television’s social media pages, it was confirming on Tuesday 27th October 2020; that Pastor Augustine Yiga also known as Abizaayo died.
However, on 23rd October; several reports had it that the Kawaala based Revival Church pastor Augustine Yiga had breathed his last. But his family, later trashed the reports saying that it was false news.
Shockingly, just a few minutes past midnight on Tuesday, ABS Television Facebook page had to confirm! in an announcement that the comic pastor had breathed his last.
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“There are no goodbyes. Wherever you’ll be, you’ll be in our hearts.
You will always be within us, it’s just the graveyard where you lay to rest. We cannot believe that you are no longer with us. This is a tragedy for us, we will pray for you dear friend, father, mentor, great pastor. Rest in peace. Pastor Yiga Abizaayo Augustine,” ABS TV Facebook page notes.
However, in past weeks, we have been reporting about health of pastor at Nsambya Hospital. It is said that he has been suffering from Liver complications.
The cause of his death has not yet been known but we are yet to find out. May his soul Rest In Peace!
Rest in peace pastor Yiga
Many people have posted on different social media platforms remembering Pastor Yiga; One notes that Yiga has been like a father to every one coming to him.
Surprisingly, the controversial pastor early this year briefly had to be behind bars for questioning the existence of Covid-19. On a TV interview Yiga saying, there were no Covid-19 cases in Uganda! as had been in reports by the Ministry of Health.
But the nation can’t forget his controversy and comic summons which earned him the name Abizaayo. Additionally, he is mostly known for his programme in church ”Kyoli ffa tewelabidde”. That most like to watch due to its comic scenes.
However, Pastor Yiga Augustine Abizayo is the proprietor of ABS TV. He has been in pull outs with other pastors in Kampala calling him fake pastor. But Yiga has not let the words kick him out of the race.