Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has been named as the male politician of the year, 2019.
The award was given to him by youth leaders from across Africa who met in Accra Ghana under the patronage of the Young African Leaders Summit, 2019.
Kyagulanyi expressed his excitement on the various social media platforms and dedicated the award to his friends and comrades struggling to attain change. “I am always reminded that I am nothing without the support, solidarity and encouragement of all of you comrades and friends. I therefore dedicate this recognition to all of you friends with whom we struggle to make Uganda and Africa better,” he posted.
Days ago, Bobi Wine made it to the ‘TIME 100 Next’ list of the world’s most influential people.
‘TIME 100 Next’ is a new list, part of an ongoing expansion of the flagship ‘TIME 100 franchise’—that spotlights 100 rising stars who are shaping the future of business, entertainment, sports, politics, science, health and more.
Bobi Wine was listed alongside 16 others in the Phenoms, a category that recognises people who achieve a lot quickly.