Big Eye to sue Museveni, NRM over campaign money

Troubled singer Big Eye has served the ruling party and President Yoweri Museveni with a notice of intention to sue if they don’t fully pay him within a period of 14 days. According to a letter by his lawyers KM Advocates and Associates, the singer wants to be paid for performing during the 2011 presidential campaigns where he campaigned for President Museveni.

“When I came out last week and painfully exposed my debts, some people thought that I wanted free money. Through my lawyers, am here to demand for the money I worked for in 2011 presidential campaigns for Mr. Yoweri Museveni (Chairperson of the National Resistance Movement)” Big Eye said.

In a letter he shared on his Facebook page, the artiste is demanding for a total of 270,000,000/=. ‘Bearing in mind that one of the ideologies of NRM is “Economic Liberalism” and that the NRM has continuously been seen to respect individual and/or private rights, we hereby demand that you pay to our client a sum of Two Hundred Seventy Million Uganda Shillings (UGX. 270,000,000/=) being full and final settlement of the claims that he has against you jointly and/or severally’ reads the notice.  

The singer made a video last week in which he claimed to be heavily indebted (approximately 450 Million Uganda Shillings according to him) and pleaded with Museveni and other NRM cadres to help him with clearing it.