Nigerian singer Omah Lay has shared his horrific experience in Uganda after he was arrested and locked up in prison for reversing COVID-19 regulations.
Recall that the singer was arrested for directing COVID-19 instructions while playing Saturday night at a concert held at Speke Resort.
After mixed comments from Nigerians and an immediate call for their release by the Nigerian government, Ugandan police announced Tuesday that the two have been released.
According to police, “Omah Lay and Tems regained their freedom after rule by Okumu Jude Muwone, Makindye’s Grand Master.”
The two arrived in Nigeria.
The singer took to his Twitter account to share his experience in Uganda, describing the past few days as the most difficult days of his life.
He also said he was treated as a common criminal after his arrest.
According to him, the promoters of the show confirmed and confirmed that they had received all the evictions, including COVID-19 compliance, confirming that it was right for him to proceed with the event.
“The last few days have been one of the most difficult in my life and I wouldn’t want them for anyone.
“Out in a new country with some beautiful people, and then from anywhere I am treated like a common thief
“First of all, I want to thank the amazing fans who came out to see me in Uganda, the smile on your happy faces that night is one of the happiest memories I have. .
“I also want to make it clear that it was never my intention to put you in a harmful way! Before we came out to Uganda, the show ‘s promoters confirmed and assured us that they had received all the evictions including the surrender of Covid 19.
“At that time, my priority was to be allowed to be brought to the center and entertain, which I did in the full defense of Uganda’s police.
”Secondly, to my mother, my family, my team, my fans, friends who caused me sleepless nights waiting and praying for me, I am sorry for putting me through it all. and I can’t stop thanking you enough. I almost lost my mind but your prayers and messages kept me going.
“Finally, I would like to thank everyone for your efforts, prayers, messages, press. You all went hard.
“A big shout out to my fellow musicians, fans, my family, my friends, my Label, Nigerian Mission in Uganda, the Presidency, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Madam Abike. Thank you all!
“I put this behind me and back to what I know how to do best. One Africa.Omah is home, ”he wrote.