Ugandan opposition MP Bobi wine has lashed out at American hip hop star Kanye West for meeting up with President Yoweri Museveni.
Kanye West who is in Uganda, is preparing his ninth album in a game park where he has built a tent. He was accompanied by wife and reality TV star Kim Kardshian who together took pictures with President Museveni at State House Uganda.
President Museveni was pictured receiving signed Yeezy Boots from Kanye west and in exchange he gave West a copy of his book, sowing the Mustard Seed: The Struggle for Freedom and Democracy in Uganda. “I welcome American entertainment stars Kanye West and Kim Kardashian to Uganda.
I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how they can support efforts to promote Uganda’s tourism and the general arts.
I thank Kanye West for the gift of white sneakers. Enjoy your time in Uganda. There is no country more beautiful than the Pearl of Africa.” Said President Museveni on social media. Bobi Wine later trolled Kanye West for using his celebrity status so as to rub shoulders with the president.
It will remembered that in August Bobi Wine was arrested while campaigning before being injured while in detention for what he said the President is restricting freedom and torturing activists. He was later released and allowed to receive treatment as requested by his lawyers.
At that time several artist had condemned his detention and signed a statement to that effect. The artists include Chris Martin, Femi Kuti and Brian Eno.
He returned to uganda from USA where he was receiving treatment but the home coming saw security being beefed up in Uganda.
Close family members were allowed to receive him at the airport.
Kanye West took on social media explain his journey to Africa where he mentioned legendary Fela Kuti saying that his spirit lives in him.
His son Seun Kuti who is also a musician took to social media where he distanced his family from Kanye West saying that his late dad’s spirit is far from Kanye.
Before his journey to Afrca, Kanye hit airwaves when he visited President Trump at the White House and addressed the President in front of the media.
During the visit Kanye had clad a red cap with Trump’s slogan “make America great again” He called Trump as the Flyest President and that he likes how he addresses African countries openly like it should be.
President Trump will be remembered for his comments referring Africa as a shit hole country.
Fellow rapper T.I stepped out criticizing Kanye’s visit saying that he has gone too far.