Uganda opposition leader and presidential hopeful Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine in a series of tweets expressed rage over the running over of his house by military forces of Uganda on Election Day.
He also alleged that his phone and that of his wife were blocked in a bid to stop communication between him and his party agents.
The pop star turned politician also expressed fears of a conspiracy by the president and the countries Electoral commission of been bias and trying to rig the election as well as censoring the media and shutting down the internet.
Conspiracy by the dictator & his biased Electoral Commission is in a new phase. A plot to rig is set, internet is completely shut down & media is censored. However, the pple of uganda are firm and nothing will stop them from ending this oppresive regime. #WeAreRemovingADictator
— BOBI WINE (@HEBobiwine) January 13, 2021
Result update so far!
With over 6.8 million ballots counted on Friday, the electoral commission announced that the incumbent President Museveni leads by over 62 percent, while the main opposition contestant, Bobi Wine is behind with little over 30 percent of the votes despite claiming victory early.
The situation on the ground.
The reports on social media so far have been that of violence across the country. Widespread claims of excessive use of force by the military and killings of peaceful citizens out to exercise their rights
What Uganda’s are saying on Social Media
Here are some tweets from the people of Uganda despite all attempts to shut them up.
— 🍷chizoba (@ladychizoba) January 15, 2021
Meanwhile in Uganda soldiers are on street beaten and chasing citizens as if they are animals. #UgandaDecide2021
Pigeons Maraji Desmond Elliott Bobi Wine #UgandaElections #WeAreRemovingADictator #schoolsreopening pic.twitter.com/57v4osp0wJ
— PLUS360NG (@plus360ng) January 15, 2021
.@HEBobiwine: “The people of Uganda will & must reject the blatant usurpation of their will & their voice. I want to ask all Ugandans to remain firm & confident that through that this election, we have spoken & we have spoken clearly. #UgandaDecide2021 #UgVotes2021 #UGDecides2021 pic.twitter.com/NWoo67vkLX
— Arao \ə-ˈrau̇\ AMENY – Daughter of Lango (@araoameny) January 15, 2021