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Bobi Wine surpasses 1Million Followers on Twitter, Most by any Ugandan artiste on the platform

Bobi Wine surpasses 1Million Followers on Twitter, Most by any Ugandan artiste on the platform 1 MUGIBSON WRITES

Fans, followers, and supporters of singer turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine are jubilating after he hit 1 million followers on Twitter before polling day. This comes after a Tuesday night confirmation by President Museveni of the blocking of social media platforms.

Since the time Bobi Wine showed interest in Politics, he has from that point forward trended world over.

The National Unity Platform’s chairman and presidential candidate Bobi Wine has become the most followed Ugandan singer on Twitter with one million followers.

Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine (Picture: Twitter)
Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine (Picture: Twitter)

He took to Twitter to share the good news, “One million followers just before polling day? I think this is also one of the many signs of victory on our side. Yes, #WeAreRemovingADictator”

Bobi Wine has appeared countless times in both national and international news channels for different reasons but mainly due to the brutality he has faced from Ugandan security forces during campaigns.

Among all the official candidates in the race, Bobi Wine is the second with the most elevated Twitter devotees coming close to incumbent Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Museveni who stands at 2Million followers.

In the line of artists, this puts him atop, and in terms of follower count is only come close to by Eddy Kenzo who  has 405,000 followers,  Sheebah with 335,000+, Jose Chameleone (315,000+)  followers, and closing in on the bracket is A Pass at 299,000+ followers.

Twitter is increasingly becoming a popular social media platform amongst Ugandans as more continue to embrace it.