The Ugandan authority today released Omah Lay and Tems to the Nigerian embassy after two days in detention.
They were arrested and detained at the Katwe Police Station in Kampala for performing at an ‘unauthorised concert’ and disobeying coronavirus pandemic protocols.
But after two days in custody and being arraigned in court, the entertainers have been released and are ready to fly home to Nigeria.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission confirmed their release and also revealed that the musicians would fly out to Nigerian as soon as possible.
— Abike Dabiri-Erewa (@abikedabiri) December 15, 2020
Dabiri-Erewa, whose commission worked closely with several bodies to secure the release of the musicians in Uganda, shared photos of the singers on Twitter and confirmed that they had been released to the Nigeria mission in Uganda.