Recent reports reaching Chano8 desk indicate that many of the artistes who were signed to the ‘Tubonga Naawe’ project to campaign for President Yoweri Museveni in the just concluded elections are not in good terms with their respective fans.
There are media reports that even suggest some of the big names like Bbay Cool, Jose Chameleone and Juliana Kanyomozi have feared for their lives after receiving death threats from voter who perceive them as traitors for siding with the incumbent.
It is against this backdrop that apparently Baby Cool and Chameleone requested for protection from government and if recent gossip from some FM stations is to go by the police have already responded and their request of having military body guards.
According to super FM’s black Messe, the two musicians asked police for protection after unknown people threatened to harm them for supporting President Yoweri Museveni in the just concluded general elections with Bebe Cool even reportedly whisking his family off to Rwanda for precautionary measures.
“I passed via Chameleone’s home in Seguku and found body guards guarding the place. Even Bebe Cool will be getting the same privilege if he feels unsafe at his home,” Messe said while presenting the super FM gossip this Tuesday evening.
Last week, the Leone Island boss Chameleone told his fans via Facebook that, his life is under threat but he will not stop supporting the President.
Some of his fans threatened to boycott his shows but said those who wish to do so are free because supporting Museveni is a human right.
“Supporting Museveni is my fundamental right of choice. Please stop threatening to boycott my Shows. I have never insulted your love for other artistes simply because such is life If I offended any of you in that manner, Stay home next time I have a Show and wait for those you support unconditionally. I am Ugandan, We are Ugandans.” He wrote.
Chano8 has not yet independently confirmed whether indeed some local artistes received bodyguards and efforts to reach Bebe Cool proved futile as he was too busy by press time.