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Wole Soyinka Backs Bobi Wine Ahead of Uganda's Presidential Elections

Nigerian Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has expressed his support for Bobi Wine's presidential run in Uganda's 2021 elections this January.

Prolific Nigerian writer, Wole Soyinka, has expressed his support for Bobi Wine's presidential run in Uganda's upcoming elections. According to Quartz Africa, Soyinka has backed Bobi Wine's presidential run to topple current president Yoweri Museveni's three-decade long rule. Bobi Wine, real name Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, is the youngest presidential candidate at just 38 years-old. Woyinka reportedly stated that Wine is now the "face of democracy" for Uganda ahead of the nation's 2021 elections taking place this Thursday.

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