Several artists and celebrities have joined the storm to demand for the release of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi wine who was arrested yesterday in Luuka as he tried to access the venue of his campaign rally under the command of Frank Mwesigwa.
Upon his arrest and detention at Nalufenya torture chambers, riots and protests broke out in the city and other major towns in the country like Mbale, Busia, Jinja, Masaka, Hoima, Iganga among others, during the protests several were injured and killed as police and army battled to restore calmness.
We have suspended our Lord Mayoral Campaigns in solidarity with our Presidential candidate. Election is a very delicate…
Several politicians have announced their solidarity and joined the #FreeBobiwine campaign, among these is four-time presidential candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye, while Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and Jose Chameleone, Mugisha Muntu and others have suspended their campaigns to stand with the Ghetto gladiator.
@ugandapolice this is not right .
You should keep law & order Not this .
Arresting presidential candidates isn’t the way to go . I request you free Bobi wine ASAP
On the other hand, several artists and celebrities too have demanded the release of Bobi Wine through their social media handles to please their fans. These include Daglas Lwanga, King Saha, Vinka, Kalore Kasiita, Victor Kamenyo, Nubian Li, Rema Namakula, Ziza Bafana, Ykee Benda, A pass, Jose Chameleone among others within and outside Uganda.
Being silent when a wrong is being done makes you part of the problem #FreeBobiWine and the people will calm down. At the end of the day the ballot will decide … #EqualRightsForEveryone
However, NRM stalwart Moses Ssali alias Bebe Cool and comedian Patrick Idringi Salvador were out of pressure forced to apologize to their angered fans following their insensitive posts on their social media handles in regard to the arrest of Bobi Wine and the Ugandans killed in the fracas.
I would like to apologize for the post I made yesterday that made me appear insensitive towards the families of the…
IM SORRY, if I came out insensitive and arrogant earlier, IM SORRY, I just can’t get the visuals out of my head, that little boy whose legs were crushed, the by standards who were shot.. Dear lord forgive me… where is the love? 😢
— Patrick Salvado 👑 (@idringp) November 19, 2020