The Police in East African nation, Uganda, have arrested two Nigerian artistes: Stanley Omah Didia, better known as Omah Lay; and Temilade Openiyi, better known, as Tems.
The duo were reportedly arrested for performing at a show that allegedly violated COVID-19 safety guidelines in the country.
A Deputy Police Spokesperson, Kampala Metropolitan, Luke Owoyesigyire, made the disclosure via his Twitter handle on Sunday, 13 December, 2020.
“Nigerian Artist Omah lay has been arrested by Katwe police , the manager of the Venue One, Dungu Ivan and the Events Manager, Prim Kasana are also in custody,” he tweeted.
“Temilade Openiyi Aka Ms Tems (Artist) also been arrested with her manager, Muyiwa Awomiyi.”
Temilade Openiyi Aka Ms Tems (Artist) also been arrested with her manager Muyiwa Awomiyi
— Owoyesigyire🇺🇬 (@Lukowoyesigyire) December 13, 2020
Omah Lay also took to his Twitter handle Sunday night to confirm his arrest.
He assured his fans that everything would be fine.
“Yes I’m with the Ugandan police… something about the show from last night. Everything would be fine,” the fast-rising singer tweeted.
Yes I’m with the Ugandan police… something about the show from last night. Everything would be fine…
— Omah Lay (@Omah_Lay) December 13, 2020