Following the Monday 3rd-August-2020 event where the National Unity Platform President General Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu officially welcomed Members of Parliament from other political parties, on Tuesday 4th-August-2020 several journalists and Artistes dominated by musicians crossed from different political parties to the National unity platform a party led by their fellow musicians.
Among these are journalists from different Radio and TV stations which include Radio Simba, Bukedde FM, Bukedde TV, NTV, BBS TV and Baaba TV. Below is the list of these Journalists who crossed to National Unity Platform;
Bassajja Mivule a show host on Baaba TV who was recently arrested over charges of promoting sectarianism when he raised his voice on how the government distributes powerful offices to the different regions of the country. Masembe from Bukedde TV popularly known for his Gossip show ‘Olugambo’, Ivan Kyeyune from NTV known for his laughter doze called Zungulu in NTV news bulletin that features every Friday. Still in the line of Journalists are Radio Simba’s (97.3 FM) Presenters a station where Bizonto are employed, Kagimu Moses a sports Journalist, and Bruce Omutabizi also a sports Journalist.
Music promoters and Producers join National unity platform:
These were led by Abbey Musinguzi a.k.a Abbitex, Mukasa Andrew Bajjo, and Kayemba a manager of Rema Namakula. Tonny Hauls a long time producer of the firebase a musical group led by Bobi Wine (Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu), Kayiwa paddy a.k.a Paddy Man also a long time producer of the party leader, Sir Dan Magic who produced the Kyalenga hit song, Kasukali, and other freedom songs of Bobi Wine.
Reading one by one and getting a card from the party president, Nubian Lee started with Kazibwe Isa a.k.a Kapo, Fred sseremba, Gerald Kiwewa who was recent, Jovan Luzinda, Kawuki a.k.a Dr. Bitone, Mamuli Katumba, Mary Bata, Chris Johns, Rodem y Kabako, Lyto Boss, Ssentamu Johnson, and Aziz Azion who always participate in the online shows of Bobi Wine while playing the guitar. Comedians were also welcomed and these were led by Swengere of Swengere Family comedy group and Maama Sam.
In addition, were his (Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu) brothers who are also musicians that is; Bugembe a.ka Dax Vybes, Eddy Yawe who is eyeing the Kira Municipality seat and his close friends namely; Hillary kiyaga a.k.a Dr. Hilderman, Sir Mathias Walukagga a renowned Kadongo kamu artiste, Geofrey Lutaya, and his wife Irene Namatovu who are the Denu Eagles band heads.
If the dynamics remain as they are, the Ugandan music soon will be dominated by the National unity Platform and other parties may lack artistes to use in their campaigns if rallies are to be allowed with a limited number of people.
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