'GHETTO FIRST COUPLE': MP-elect Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine and his wife Barbie Kyagulanyi head to the swearing-in ceremony.

Hundreds of fans and supporters have escorted Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine to his swearing-in ceremony as Kyadondo East MP at 2pm at the Parliament Buildings.

Fans of Bobi Wine

Travelling mostly on boda bodas and showcasing different acrobatic skills, Bobi Wine’s entourage blocked traffic flow from Kampala town as they turned Kira Road into a one-way, giving traffic police officers one of their busiest days.

A fan carrying Bobi Wine’s poster

Nevertheless, the officers seemed to enjoy the entertainment from the fans and were occasionally seen smiling and waving back at the excited crowds.

On reaching City Oil, Kamwokya branch, Bobi Wine and his entourage branched into John Babiha Road before connecting to Parliament.

Bobi Wine is a first-timer in elective politics and his beating of seasoned politicians by a 75% margin was widely celebrated by his supporters.