Nigerian singers Omah Lay and Tems have been released from police custody in Uganda where they were arrested for flouting COVID-19 protocols.
Omah Lay and Tems were arrested on Sunday, December 13, 2020 for performing at an ‘unauthorised concert’ and disobeying COVID-19 protocols.
After about two days in custody and a court appearance, the singers have been released, and the issue resolved according to Nigerian music star Mr Eazi who has been following the situation.
“Pleased to hear that My brothers and sisters are to be released & the case is resolved, Big love to everyone who worked on this,” Mr Eazi wrote on Twitter.
Pleased to hear that My brothers and sisters are to be released & the case is resolved, Big love to everyone who worked on this & Special thanks to @adoniaayebare & The Government of Uganda, Chief Of Justice In Uganda ??. African relations must keep fostering strong!
— Uncle Njobvu (@mreazi) December 15, 2020