Mayinja commonly known for lyrics such as Tuli Kubunkeke,literally meaning we are on tenterhooks has explained why he did not contest for the Member of Parliament seat in Gomba.
In an interview,Mayinja revealed they he realised he needed a lot of money to run his campaigns which he did not have. He stressed that it required him to self some of his properties to raise money for the whole process.
“After looking at how much money is required to get through the whole process, I realised I was not well equipped financially. It actually required me to sell some of my properties to raise money which did not sound ideal to me. I just decided to wait until I get enough money to do active politics.
Earlier this year, Mayinja was criticized by Robert Kyagulanyi’s supporters for meeting with President Museveni at his Kasozi state lodge although the singer denied the allegations. He later accepted and apologized to Bobi Wine as he made a U-turn.
Mayinja is known for his politically conscious songs like Bunkenke,Ensi Yaffe,Africa,Landlord and Bizeemu.