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Barbie Itungo at Entebbe Airport

Bobi Wine’s Wife Barbie Joins Family in USA ahead of Planned City Riots

posted onFebruary 2, 2021
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Barbie Itungo Kyagulanyi, the wife to National Unity Platform (NUP) president Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has also flown to USA.

Barbie on Monday night flew out of the country from Entebbe International Airport using Qatar Airways. This comes ahead of the planned city riots starting on Wednesday (tomorrow).

Barbie Itungo (wearing red shoes) at Entebbe Airport
Barbie Itungo (wearing red shoes) at Entebbe Airport

Bobi Wine first flew his children out of the country on January 6th, 2021, a week to the general polls. His four children; Kyagulanyi Sekayi Solomon Kampala, Mbogo Shadrack, Namagembe Shalom and Suubi Shine Nakayi flew out with the help of their aunt, Kyomuhimbo Asiimwe Jolly and their uncle, Rubahamya Baron. Kyomuhimbo and Ruhahamya are Barbie's siblings.

His wife, Barbie now joins the family in USA where they will be staying with one of Barbie's sisters who is in the army in Texas. While at Entebbe Airport at about 11pm, Barbie wore a cap that nearly covered her face to avoid being recognized by other travelers.

Barbie Itungo is being cleared to leave the country on Monday night
Barbie Itungo being cleared to leave the country on Monday night

On Monday, Deputy IGP Gen Paul Lokech revealed that police and other security agencies had received intelligence information about planned city riots where some individuals and political groups are promoting panic and fear among the general public, using malicious video footages and audios, to purposely intimidate and prevent them from going about their normal businesses or reporting for work the 3rd to the 7th February 2021.

Bobi Wine first flew his kids out of the country a week to elections
Bobi Wine first flew his kids out of the country a week to elections

According to Gen Lokech, the audios and videos talk about people staying in their homes, stocking food and threatening all persons who will defy their alleged stay at home orders.

“The authors who are allegedly aligned to some opposition groups indicate how the protests will transition into a mass uprising including the use of external forces to attack government… We want to inform the public that we are taking these threats seriously and would like to assure them, that they should not be intimidated from going about their lawful businesses, because their security and safety is guaranteed,” he said.

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