Afrobeats star becomes Member of Parliament

Afrobeats star, Bobi Wine

Afrobeats musician, Robert Kyagulanyi better known as Bobi Wine has been sworn in as a Member of Parliament in Uganda.

He was sworn in by the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga at the parliament’s building in the capital, Kampala, the nation’s capital.

Kadaga gave Wine a copy of the house rules and the constitution which reads: “Honorable Kyagulanyi I congratulate and welcome you to the 10th parliament. Here is a copy of the rules of procedure and constitution. Study them and they will guide you.”

Since he is an independent Member of Parliament, Mr. Kyagulanyi was asked to choose which side of the house he preferred to sit and he picked the opposition side.

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