The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) is mourning the passing on of Archbishop Joram Olwamba, the head of the Africa Interior Church.

In a statement, NCCK General Secretary, Reverend Canon Chris Kinyanjui said the Archbishop passed on after a long illness.

Archbishop Olwamba inaugurated as the Archbishop on August 2, 2015. He succeeded the late Archbishop Obunaka. Archbishop Olwamba has actively participated in NCCK governance organs during his tenure.

Archbishop Olwamba has left behind his widow Eunice Olwamba, four sons and three daughters.

NKKC said details of the memorial service and burial will be communicated in due course