Bobi Wine lights up Mothers’ Day with online Music Show amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Bobi Wine performing at his home in Magere, Gayaza
By :
Baluku Geoffrey

Gayaza – Ugandan Music pop star and Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine spiced up mother’s day -night with a live online music performance dubbed ‘Ensasage Mu Nyumba’ amid the pandemic.

It was not a scene at a concert hall, but rather at his home in Magere, on the outskirts of Kampala. Thanks to the marvels of streaming technology.

Bobi Wine was accompanied by longtime music counterpart Nubian Li, Myko Ouma, among others who were all mindful of the health ministry guidelines of social distancing as they performed.

Viewers flocked to social media to express their gratitude to the singer, who provided one of his best performances to date.

“How can i pay for this show because i don’t deserve this amazing show 😍😍. Am in kiruhura btw. So next time don’t assume everyone from kiruhura doesn’t like Bobi😍,” wrote Charmant Ruthie

“”Bobiwine from today, do online shows, we can still pay online and watch u perform live. Shame on Uganda police,” she added.

“@KagutaMuseveni’s press sec Wanyama didn’t need a fake account to listen to D chune. He was like “If I die I die. Am going live.” Rolling on the floor laughing,” tweeted @IAmSegawa

“Balaam in panic to organize a similar concert for m7,” wrote Ssembeguya Abel Mugalu on Facebook

Annet Nandegeya was however worried, “Mulowoza OTT tebagenda kumwongeza because of this wonderful and successful show?💃💃💃💃💃💃💃”

The ‘quarantine special’ that was livestreamed via Facebook garnered over 100,000 views, and had over 3000 shares by the end of the show.

In a spirit of gratitude, the Kyadondo East Legislator thanked his online viewers for appreciating his music, and promised another show in the near future.

“Thank you very much for the love ladies and gentlemen. Your online attendance was amazing,” Bobi Wine posted on twitter after the show.

To date, Uganda has had a cumulative total of 121 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with no related deaths. Out of this number 55 have since been discharged after they recovered. However, the country is still on an extended lockdown that is expected to end by May 19 if virus cases dont escalate.

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