Burna Boy, Fireboy, Laycon, Others Demand Release Of Omah Lay, Tems Remanded In Uganda


Nigerian Artistes Omah Lay, Tems To Be Remanded In Ugadan Police CustodyMany Nigerians including celebrities have demanded the immediate and unconditional release of arrested singers, Omah Lay and Tems by Ugandan authoritarian over the weekend.

Both singers were arrested by the Uganda Police Force after their performances at The Big Brunch in Kampala, Uganda for flouting COVID-19 guidelines.

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The duo were arraigned in court today for this offense and the Judge ordered the remand of Omah Lay and Tems.

The ruling has since sparked outrage among many Nigerians on Twitter, as they believe the artistes were not given a fair hearing.

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African Giant, Burna Boy via his Twitter platform urged Ugandan government to release the singers.

He wrote;

Uganda…Pls we need our people home and safe #freetems#freeomahlay.

Ace rap artiste, Olamide also lent his voice to the release of the singers, saying;

@PoliceUg@StateHouseUg Free Omah lay and Tems.

Rave-of-the-moment artiste, Fireboy DML, in a tweet asked Ugandan police why his peers were being mistreated.

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He queried;

What is going on? @PoliceUg Why are Omah Lay and Tems being mistreated?! #FreeOmahLay#FreeTems everyone please let’s create more awareness on this, it’s no longer funny!

In an update, Peter Okoye of defunct PSquare group revealed that the chairman of Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, during a telephone conversation assured him that they are working on ensuring the release of the singers.

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