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Nigerian Singers, Omah Lay And Tems, Arrested In Uganda




Kampala Metropolitan Police have arrested Nigerian singers, Omah Lay and Tems in Uganda for flouting COVID-19 guidelines.

The singers were arrested after their performances at The Big Brunch, which held at Speke Resort, Wavamunno Rd, Kampala, Uganda.

The Assistant Superintendent of Police and Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luk Owoyesigyire, Kampala Metropolitan Police, confirmed the development.

Owoyesigyire on his Twitter account noted that Dungu Ivan, the manager of the venue where they performed and Prim Kasana, the event manager were arrested alongside the artistes.

The police boss tweeted, “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. More details to follow.”

“Temilade Openiyi Aka Ms Tems (Artist) also been arrested with her manager, Muyiwa Awomiyi.”

According to Information gathered, the organizers of the event disguised the show as a lunch and dinner event but later on, at night they started inviting artists to perform.

Omah Lay, Tems and the others were held by the police and are being charged with doing “acts that are likely to cause the spread of infectious disease, Covid-19.”

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Meanwhile, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has tested positive for COVID-19 and has embarked on self-isolation.