VICTORIOUS: Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine and his wife Barbie Kyagulanyi.
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Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has vowed to defy police’s directives issued today, arguing they officers have no business of dictating who will receive him from Entebbe International Airport and who cannot as well as where to go and where he cannot go.

Earlier, quoting the Public Order Management Act (POMA), police officials led by the force’s spokesperson Emilian Kayima, issued guidelines that will be followed as Bobi Wine leaves the airport.

Kayima, said authorities have intelligence that a countrywide mobilization of different groups of people are being distributed with Red T-Shirts and posters and calling upon them to participate in processions and assemblies to receive him from Entebbe airport.

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“Bobi Wine will be received at Entebbe International Airport by his immediate family and will be availed security from the airport to his home,” he said.

However in a social media post, Kyagulanyi said, “I wonder why police officers allow themselves to descend so low? They now want to decide who picks me and where I go upon arrival? Well, for your information, no single family member will receive me at the airport, I will find them home coz I know where home is.”

He said that he will be received by friends, colleague leaders and artistes. And proceed to see her sickly grandmother at Najjanankumbi. “I will then head to Kamwokya for lunch with my family (brothers and sisters) before I go to my home in Magegere.

On August 31, Bobi Wine left Uganda for the United States seeking better treatment after being tortured by presidential guard of Special Forces command (SFC) during the Arua Municipality by-election mayhem which the then jailed candidate Kassiano Wadri emerged winner to replace late Ibrahim Abiriga as MP of that constituency.

Before flying to the US, Bobi Wine was produced before the General Military Court Martial and charged with illegal possession of fire arms which were later dropped and leveled with treason charges in Gulu magistrate’s Court. He is scheduled to reappear before the magistrate on October1.

His counterpart representing Mityana Municipality constituency still remains in India fighting for his life, having been bartered together with Bobi Wine by security agents, alongside several others, including civilians.