Wednesday, April 26 2017
Bobi Wine for politics and the excitement on Barbie's face says it all
While appearing on NTV News at 7pm, Bobi Wine confirmed that he was going to contest for the Kyadondo East MP seat - "I will be joining the race for MP Kyadondo East and it's up to the Kyadondo people to give me their votes. None of my fans can belittle the Kabaka of Buganda so that will not affect me. I'm not a politician and I'm not vying for this post as a politician, but as a leader. I have so many songs sending my message out there, but It's high time I join the house to ensure all that is implemented."
The High Court in 2016 kicked out Kyadondo East MP Apollo Kantinti (FDC) after NRM’s William Sitenda Sebalu successfully challenged his election on the grounds that there was non-compliance with election rules. Hon. Kantinti appealed the court ruling.
However, today, the court ordered that Electoral Commission should conduct fresh elections. Previously, the Bikwase Kyagulanyi singer had considered contesting for that position, but was allegedly offered a Shs 200m 'bribe' to pull out, but when Bobi Wine was approached over the matter, he noted that his conscience is not for sell.
Bobi Wine said that was not the right time for him to contest, could that time be now after all that has been happening with him lately? Only time will tell.
Most of his fans have actually welcomed the idea of him standing for the Kyadondo East MP seat while others insist he is better off doing music but not politics.
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