Two Nigerian music sensations Omah Lay and Tems have been arrested in Uganda reportedly for violating the country’s COVID-19 restrictions.
The musicians were reportedly in the country for a show before the arrests happened.
Uganda’s assistant superintendent of police, Luk Owoyesigyire confirmed the arrests Sunday evening, December 13.
Following the news, Nigerians have launched the #FreeOmahLay hashtag on Twitter, demanding that the singers get released.
Singer Omah Lay has confirmed he was taken into custody by the Ugandan police.
“Yes I’m with the Ugandan police… something about the show from last night. Everything would be fine.”