Bobi Wine to Youths: Vote

Bobi Wine’s Kyarenga concert in Busabala this Saturday came with a complimentary civics lesson. Addressing a packed audience of young Ugandans, the MP and singer took the opportunity to encourage similar crowds to show up at the ballot box.

Wine said that the only way young people can stop being spectators in the electoral process is by voting.

“Get a national ID. We are only left with two years and we shall show them what we are capable of come 2021. Whatever we do minus getting an ID does not count,” he told cheering fans.

The Kyarenga concert was long awaited after police thwarted it on two occasions when Namboole stadium was set to host it. There were mammoth crowds draped in red, which is the colour of Bobi’s People Power movement.

The singer rapped the government on the deteriorating education and health services.

Read the full article in The Independent.