A very excited Eddy Kenzo still can’t believe he is finally back home. The artiste arrived this morning aboard Uganda Airlines after being stranded for over four months in Ivory Coast. He had gone therir for a performance, only to get caught by coronavirus-induced lockdown.
In a message to his fans posted on Facebook, Kenzo said all seems like a dream and that he can’t believe he is home.
“Banange Esanyu linzita I can’t believe I’m back Oba Ndota . He wondered.
He has also sent his appreciation to government, Ugandan airlines as well as the National Task force for the smooth repatriation. He arrived together with 56 other Ugandan nationals who were trapped in different West African countries.
In an unusually long post written in clear English, the BET Award winner also thanked his fans and team from Big talent as well as media who had camped at Entebbe International Airport since yesterday in anticipation of his arrival.
Just like as other Ugandans returning, he will head straight into mandatory institutional quarantine for 14 days as precaution measure. Here is his full statement to Ugandans.
Fellow Ugandans, I greet you in the name of Allah and the almighty God. Today, I and other Ugandans arrived safely at the Entebbe International Airport aboard Uganda Airlines.
First and foremost, I thank God for enabling me to come back home safely. This all seemed like a far fetched possibility but by His Grace, I and very many Ugandans have been repatriated back home safely.
I would like to thank everyone that pushed and prayed for my return. Your efforts are greatly appreciated, May Allah bless you all abundantly.
To my Big talent family, Eddy Kenzo fans and the media that came to the airport, I recognize your efforts and the love you showed me yesterday despite my delay.
I also want to congratulate the Ugandan Government, the Uganda Airlines and the Task Force and its members for an extremely efficient and professional undertaking of this whole repatriation process.
To all my friends, fans, and family that supported me in Abidjan, I am forever indebted to you for your support and for making my stay worthwhile throughout the time I was in your country.
I’ve been placed under quarantine for 14 days as per the standard precautionary measures but I am hopeful that I will be reunited with all of you very soon.
I appeal to you all to stay safe and take Covid-19 seriously.
For God and My Country.