Bobi Wine: I Apologized To Dr Besigye For Storming His Rally in Arua

  • by Dennis Ola
  • September 24, 2018

Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi has admitted storming a rally that was being addressed by former FDC president Dr Kizza Besigye in Arua last month, adding that he made a personal apology to the four-time presidential aspirant.

In an interview with Patrick Kamara on kfm’s hot seat that was conducted at the legislator’s home in Magere, Bobi Wine explained that the near-clash with Besigye and his supporters happened ‘in the heat of the moment’.

“It is true we were supporting different candidates and Of course that is something that I must admit. It happened in the heat of the moment and I apologized to Dr Kizza Besigye,” said Bobi Wine when asked whether his people power’s confrontational and provocative manner.

In a video that circulated on social media after the campaigns in Arua, Bobi Wine was seen atop of a vehicle with his fans signaling to FDC supporters to leave a rally that was being addressed by Dr Besigye to join him.

Bobi Wine had been supporting independent candidate Kassiano Wadri in the election while Besigye’s candidate was Bruce Musema.

In the Arua campaign, Nusura Tiperu who came second in the poll represented the ruling NRM.

It is the events before and after the election won by Wadri that has since dominated the political debate in the country after Bobi Wine and his supporters allegedly smashed President Museveni’s car.

After the fateful day, Bobi Wine and several MPs and other ordinary Ugandans were arrested and some of them have been charged in the courts of law.

Yasin Kawuma also lost his life on the day of the last campaign. He was Bobi Wine’s driver.