By Njoki Githinji
Thousands of faithful thronged Moi’s Bridge on January 31 to welcome Rt. Rev. Dominic Kimengich to the Catholic Diocese of Eldoret. Waving welcome banners in song, dance and ullulations, they witnessed as their new bishop cut a ribbon strung across the bridge, crossed into Eldoret, and went down on his knees to kiss the soil, a sign that he was uniting with the people of his new diocese.
His entourage, including Governor Josephat Nanok of Turkana County, and Fr Joseph Ekalimon, Vicar General from the Catholic Diocese of Lodwar was welcomed into Eldoret by Bishop Maurice Crowley who had been the Apostolic Administrator of Eldoret since 2017 when Bishop Cornelius Korir died.
The convoy then slowly moved into