Presidential hopeful Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu commonly alias Bobi Wine who also doubles as the president of National Unity Platform party has this morning resumed vote hunting with a new security team.
Bobi wine had on Monday suspended his campaigns after he accused the police army for killing and injuring his supporters.
As resumed his hunt for votes in the eastern districts of Budaka, Kibuku and Manafwa, Bobi wine was donned in a red jumpsuit covered in a bullet proof vest as well a head gear.
Bobi Wine said he decided to be prepared for danger in the campaign trail.
“The reason I am dressed like this is not for anything but because I know they are targeting me and they want to harm me. They think that if they kill me it will be good for them but they don’t realize that it will make matters worse.” he said.
The NUP president had filed a complaint before the Uganda Electoral Commission accusing Uganda Police and UPDF of trying to murder him and his team following the violence which occurred in Kayunga.
Among the injured included ASP Kato who was the head of Bobi wine’s security team given to him by the EC. Kato was injured after police a teargas canister exploded near him hitting his head and is currently admitted at Mulago hospital.
Bobi Wine revealed that the Electoral Commission assigned him a new security team which he asked to cooperate with Private security team headed by Eddie Mutwe.
“We want to let you know that we don’t have any issues with police and other security organs, but we also aren’t afraid of them.We therefore ask you to work closely with our security and make sure that you are not here to fight with us.” He added.