Nigerian singers Omah Lay and Tems arrested in Uganda have finally arrived in Nigeria.
DAILY POST had reported that the singer was arrested for defaulting on COVID-19 protocols while playing Saturday night at a concert held at Speke Resort.
The singer then took to his official Twitter account to confirm that he had been arrested by police in Uganda on Saturday.
He also accused the Ugandan government of rejecting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from affecting their release.
After mixed comments from Nigerians and an immediate call for their release by the government, Ugandan police announced Tuesday that the two have been released.
According to police, “Omah Lay and Tems regained their freedom, following the rule of Okumu Jude Muwone, Chief Justice Makindye.”
However, Nigerians Chairman of the Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Arewa announced in an update via her Twitter account on Thursday that the two had just arrived in Nigeria.
Stanley Omah Didia “Omah_Lay”, Temilade Openiyi “temsbaby” Muyiwa Ayoniyi and others just landed at the MMIA Lagos from Uganda via Ethiopia Airline at about 12:35 pm local time.
“We are delighted they are finally home,” she wrote.