Video: Besigye Finally Accepts: Bobi Wine is New Opposition Voice
Besigye, Bobi Wine Campaign for Mwiru
Besigye, a four-time presidential candidate, was campaigning for Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party candidate Paul Mwiru in Jinja on Tuesday.
Mwiru and NRM’s Igeme Nabeta will face off in a parliamentary byelection on Thursday.
BESIGYE ON BOBI WINE BEING NEW OPPOSITION FORCE
Besigye told Jinja voters that he had said enough over the years.
He then added: “My brother Bobi Wine is the one speaking these days”.
Indeed Bobi Wine spoke for minutes, telling voters to redeem themselves.
Since his election as MP last year, Bobi Wine has attracted media attention, local and international.
He has also engaged in intellectual arguments, including with three-decade president Yoweri Museveni.
Some pundits have argued that Bobi Wine could be a replacement for Besigye, Museveni’s fiercest critic for close to two decades.
VIDEO: BESIGYE ON BOBI WINE
At a parallel rally, three-decade president Yoweri Museveni said Sick, Sleeping NRM MPs were Better than Active Opposition MPs.