By spear Team
There was drama in parliament as musician Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert (Bobi Wine) was sworn in as the NRM Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa claimed that Kyagulanyi was an NRM leaning candidate.
Hon. Nankabirwa escorted Kyagulanyi into the chambers together with a group of Opposition and independent MPs fallowing steadily, she advised Bobi Wine to take a seat on the NRM side.
However the newly elected MP opted for the opposition side before the speaker of parliament guided him on where to seat as an independent.
The musician now legislator like all others who have been sworn in before him sat in the chambers for a few minutes and sneaked out to go partying leaving business that focused on amending Parliamentary rules of procedure going on.
The public waits to see if Kyagulanyi is going to bring in any new form of politics. As he entered Parliament he declared “Parliament refused to go to the ghetto now the ghetto has come to Parliament”. From the SpearNews we say Cong’s.Hon .Kyagulanyi.
Before he was sworn in Kyagulanyi Ssentamu assured Ugandans of his commitment to serving them towards realizing the change that they have been yearning for. .
“It is not only about me am just a rallying point but what we want to change we are going to change it together, my role to give people confidence and make them believe in democracy as they did, this road we are taking we are going to walk it together and together we shall make it,” Kyagulanyi said.
He was speaking Tuesday at parliament shortly before his swearing accompanied by hundreds of enthusiastic mainly youthful supporters.
Posters, National Flags, whistles and Vuvuzela’s among others were flashed by amost every supporters as they led Kyagulanyi through the neighborhoods of Kyanja-Kisaasi and Ntinda resulting into incessant all the roads used.
Notable among those who accompanied Kyagulanyi was wife, Barbara Itungo, seven year old preacher Alex Kityo , among others. The 35-year-old artiste won the election held on July 29 polling 25,659 votes, against challengers, Sitenda Sebalu and Apollo Kantinti Muwada
Nkunyingi who he beat with a margin of more than 20,000 votes. The seat fell vacant after court nullified Apollo Kantinti’s 2016 election citing electoral irregularities.
Kyagulanyi’s activities for the day will climax with a thanksgiving service and public rally at Kasangati Ssaza grounds.