Ugandan Artists Hail Bobi Wine for Contesting the Presidency
19 January 2021
[Photo Credit: Barbie Itungo Kyagulanyi Instagram]
Robert Kyagulanyi commonly known as Bobi Wine made history in Uganda after he contested in the country's recently conclude presidential election, coming second with over 3 million votes.
The National Unity Platform leader may not have won the presidential seat, but he won the hearts of many Ugandans including fellow artists who are hailing him for the bold move.
Among them is vocalist Juliana Kanyomozi who worked with Bobi Wine on a song back in the early 2000s.
Juliana is not known for indulging in politics but he applauded Bobi Wine for inspiring the entire generation and breeding a chain of artists who joined politics.
“You have come a long way Bobi Wine, and yet you are still standing. You have inspired an entire generation. To say I’m proud of you is an understatement; I take my hat off for you! Big thank you to Barbie for always being your rock. Continue to walk in your calling. Be safe,” Juliana posted.
Spice Diana also came through with a consoling message letting Bobi Wine know that he is loved and admired for what he did in the history of Uganda.
"...We are proud of you Bobi Wine for the brave stand you pursued and have succeeded at, you have had the courage to follow your heart and intuition. Keep your head high, we love you. Thank you for inspiring the whole generation. It has not been easy but you have taken a sacrifice for all of us," Spice Diana shared.