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#Covid-19: Eddy Kenzo returns home after four months in Ivory Coast

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Singer Idrisa Musuza commonly known as Eddy Kenzo, has returned home four months since President Yoweri Museveni ordered for a lockdown in March. The lockdown peddled at curbing the spread of #Covid-19 pandemic.

He arrived this morning at 3.30 am and proceeded to the quarantine center where he will spend 14 days. He lauded the government of Uganda for thinking about them. “Thank you my fans, I am finally home, the party starts after mandatory quarantine,” He said.

Eddy Kenzo came aboard Uganda Airline chartered plane repatriating Ugandans stranded in West Africa.

The singer had traveled to Ivory Coast to perform at the Masa Fest on  March 16, 2020. After his performance, the Tweyagale hit maker chose to stay behind to finish up some projects and just when he thought about flying back to the country, the ban had already been issued.

Late in May the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga advocated for his return saying the singer is in dire state and called on the government to help and return him home.

While in Ivory Coast, Eddy Kenzo became the first active Ugandan singer to make one million Instagram followers. The singer has been active for less than 15 years however ,his achievements and following of social media is not compared to any artist in the country.

Despite that remarkable achievement, Eddy lies far behind Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan and Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz and other top East African celebrities.

In May this year, the BET award winner scooped Youtube’s Gold Creator Award. He became the first Ugandan to receive the Gold Creator Award. The Award is part of a series of gifts by YouTube to its most popular channels and the fourth most prestigious YouTube Creator Award, given to channels that surpass one million subscribers.

The other YouTube Creator Awards include The Silver Creator Award, Gold Creator Award, Diamond Creator Award, Custom Creator Award and the Red Custom Creator Award.

As he was trapped in foreign land, in June, Kenzo was crowned artiste of the year, on top of best Afrobeat and inspiration song award, he was crowned during the seventh Zzina Awards held live Online.

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