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Uganda’s Presidential Candidate Bobi Wine acquires a bullet proof for fear of his life

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Ugandan opposition figure and former singer Bobi Wine is not taking chances any more.

Uganda’s legislator and Presidential Candidate has acquired a bulletproof Vest and helmet two days after accusing police officers of shooting at his vehicle during presidential campaigns, the 38-year old has resorted to wearing a bulletproof vest and helmet. The singer shared photos donning the new outfit on his social media accounts, eliciting mixed reactions from netizens. In the photos, Bobi is seen wearing a red kevlar vest with a matching helmet while holding his right hand up in a clenched fist, a gesture synonymous with the National Unity Platform(NUP) party supporters seeking to end President Yoweri Museveni’s 34-year reign.

Bobi Wine in his new dressing style safeguarding his life.

He met the Uganda Electoral Commission and expressed his grievances to the management and how his life is in danger.

If they can’t do it, they should resign, Bobi Wine said.

He told the commission to ensure that the security forces stop blocking roads and venues to prevent opposition candidates from campaigning.

  Bobi Wine in his new dressing style safeguarding his life.

The police have repeatedly defended themselves, saying they were implementing guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Bobi Wine suspended his campaign on Tuesday, after his team members were injured as security forces dispersed his supporters in the east of the capital, Kampala.

A policeman belonging to a security detail protecting presidential candidates was also injured.

Uganda will hold its election in January 2021.

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