Kyadondo East MP cum musician Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine has stung government for what he termed as treating Ugandans like cows.
Bobi Wine on Monday made an appearance at the Enkuuka y’omwaka fete organised by Mengo where he sang almost all his songs.
Clad in his red ‘People Power’ overall and beret the singer threw the mammoth crowd into frenzy when he introduced his 2018 hit Kyarenga and on a number of occasions he would let the fans sing along with him.
“They(government) use guns to rule us like cows. This song(Kyarenga) has 10 languages from all over the country but they have always wanted to ban it. The song has no problem,”Bobi Wine said as he did a rendition of the Kyarenga song to the chanting of the crowd.
At a number of occasions, he allowed some of his fans to join him at the stage to dance to his songs.
He told the revelers that he has always been stopped from performing at concerts adding that he now uses maximally, every chance he gets to talk to Ugandans.
“I want you to enjoy music but also get educated out of it. I am not a chaotic man like they have been trying to paint me. Let us remain peaceful so we shame those who have been branding us as chaotic.”
Bobi Wine and the state have on several occasions collided after blocking the former’s shows where he was supposed to perform in various parts of the country.
After blocking his boxing- day concert at his One Love beach in Busaabala early this week, reports had indicated that police had issued orders to the organisers of the event in Mengo not to allow the singing legislator perform at the Enkuuka y’omwaka fete.
However police said they would not stop the singing legislator from performing at the event.
A number of people have raised concern over deliberate efforts by government using security agencies like police to frustrate the singer cum legislator’s efforts to hold concerts in various parts of the country.
Many have lashed out at government for illegally blocking the singer from enjoying his right to earn a living through music.
Kyagulanyi last week said police had not explained to him why his concerts had been blocked despite writing to them early enough in December informing them of the same.
“We wrote to police long ago and complied with all legal requirements. As they have been doing recently, they did not respond to us at all, until last night when they showed up to disrupt the event,”Kyagulanyi posted on his social media accounts.