Bobi Wine to launch Presidential bid consultations
Bobi Wine to kick off his countrywide Presidential bid consultations meetings next week. File Photo

Bobi Wine to kick off his countrywide Presidential bid consultations meetings next week

Next week on Monday 6th, January 2020, the People Power Leader, Robert Kyagulanyi commonly known as Bobi Wine who also serve the Kyadondo East legislator will start his national wide 2021 Presidential bid consultations.

Bobi Wine in a statement released on Friday, January 3 in the afternoon, said they are ready to kick off the consultations. He says they intend to begin with seven districts of which they have already booked venues.

“Comrades, we kick off our consultations next week! These past few days, we sent out teams to book venues in the seven districts were we intend to begin from and deliver the relevant documents to the local authorities and the DPCs (District Police Commanders”, Bobi Wine said.

Bobi Wine says his Presidential consultative meetings are in line with Section 3 of the Presidential Elections Act. 2005, and all relevant authorities have been notified about their planned meetings.

On Monday 6th, January 2020, Bobi Wine will start from his home Constituency Kyadondo East, Wakiso District at Our lady of Good Counsel, Gayaza Parish.

And then head to the Northern part of the country on Tuesday 7th, January 2020, starting with Gulu District at the Da Covenant Hotel Grounds.

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Wednesday 8th, January 2020, Bobi Wine will be in Lira District, at Grand Pacific Hotel.
Thursday 9th, January 2020, he will be in Adjumani District, at Lavic Country Resort.
Friday 10th, January 2020, Bobi Wine will head to Yumbe District, at Preford New Vocational Institute.

Saturday 11th, January 2020, he will be in Arua District, at Heritage Courts Hotel.
Sunday 12th, January 2020, Bobi Wine, will be in Zombo District, at Creamland Motel.

“We shall begin on Monday next week from home in Kyadondo East and then head to six districts in Northern Uganda. The specific districts of Northern Uganda are Gulu District (Tuesday 7th Jan), Lira District (Wed 8th, Jan), Adjumani District (Thursday 9th, Jan), Yumbe District (Fr

“We intend to reach all corners of Uganda, and we hope that security agencies will not seek to interfere with us,” he added.

Bobi Wine says People Power Movement is obedient to the extent that they bow down to laws they don’t agree with. For instance, the Public Order Management Act, and so far they have at least handled everything.

“We have deliberately complied with all the laws, including those we disagree with such as the Public Order Management Act,” Bobi Wine said.

He adds that he has written to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochola asking him to instruct Police Officers to abide by the law wherever they will be.

“I have further written to the IGP notifying him of the developments from the different districts and requested him to direct the Police officers at different levels to comply with the law,” Bobi Wine added.

Early December 2019, Bobi Wine wrote to the Electoral Commission (EC) notifying them of his intended consultative meetings following his 2021 presidential bid.

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Bobi Wine to launch Presidential bid consultations
Bobi Wine to kick off his countrywide Presidential bid consultations meetings next week. File Photo

EC chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama granted the request through a letter and cautioned that meeting has to be conducted in secluded places. No rallies, campaigns or rather processions on public roads.

“We urge you to desist from holding rallies, campaigns and carrying out processions on public roads under the guise of conducting consultative meetings as this would be contrary to the objectives of consultations envisaged under Section 3. Of the Presidential Elections Act of 200