After being numerously involved in the political scene, famous musician Catherine Kusaasira a musician has finally confirmed that she will fully be joining politics . Catherine will be running for the post of Woman Member Of Parliament of Kampala the same position her longterm musical rival Jennifer Nakanguubi alias Full Figure will be running for come 2021 elections.
Catherine confirmed her political bid with a post she made of her instagram having a poster indicating her as an NRM candidate come 2021 with a caption “Kati musabuke”. Catherine Kusaasira is one of the many artists that were signed for the “TUBONGA NAAWE” campaign song that was used by the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party to rally for the presidential seat the previous election. She has also been a darling to the party after she apologized for performing on Hon. Kyagulanyi Robert alias Bobi Wine’s campaign since he was a fellow musician. Catherine has also been seen acting as one of the president’s envoy to the entertainment fraternity, shewas part of the team that offered the condolence messages from the president to the Late Hajji Kirumira’s family and also to the family of Bobi Wine driver who passed on during the chaos that ensued in Arua.
She has been a loyal NRM party cadre that has been rewarded numerous times for services with the President recently rewarding her with a new V8 Land Cruiser. Besides her contribution to the party and the community, Kusaasira has also had a longtime rivalry with Full Figure who will be contesting for the same seat. The pairs fued begun back when they were young musicians. The two have constantly laucnched verbal attacks at each other in the media in the recent past and more recently when full figure heckled Kusaasira because of her loyalty towards the NRM this prompted Catherine to seek legal action claiming that Full figure is always defaming her for the wrong reasons.
Kusaasira’s announcement has raised the number of contestants who are aspiring for the Kampala Woman Parliamentary seat to three known incumbent namely; Nabila Nagayi, Jennifer Nakanguubi aka Full figure and herself.