Nigerian singers, Omah Lay and Tems were arraigned before the Makindye Division court today for flouting COVID-19 guidelines in Uganda.
The fast-rising stars had been on Sunday December 13, arrested along with their managers and 4 different Ugandans for holding an unlawful concert at Ddungu resort in Munyonyo the place they gathered big crowds, contrary to President Museveni’s directives on the prevention of the spread of Covid-19.
They had been charged with doing “acts which can be likely to cause the spread of infectious disease, Covid-19,” according to Assistant Superintendent of Police and Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luk Owoyesigyire, Kampala Metropolitan Police.
They had been remanded in Luzira jail until Wednesday, December 16.
In a sequence of tweets after his arraignment, Omah Lay questioned why he wasn’t given a right to a fair hearing in court. He additionally claimed that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nigeria has been making an attempt to secure their launch however the Ugandan officers have refused to talk with them.
Earlier in March, Museveni banned all music concerts, closed down bars, banned followers at all sporting occasions, and diminished the number of people that might attend church services.