12.14.2020

Nigerian singer,Omah Lay Arrested In Uganda For Disobeying the COVID-19 Rules

"Omah Lay Arrested And Detained In Uganda For Disobeying the COVID-19 Rules"
According to the reports gathered from the Tower Post, The Ugandan Police arrested a Popular Nigerian Singer Omah Lay after a concert.


It was stated that the Singer performed last night and it was taken at the Speke Resort Munyonyo as he was arrested by the Katwe Police along with the Venue Manager who is Identified as Ivan Dungu and also the Event Manager Prim Kasana.

According to the Spokesperson of the Kampala Metropolitan Police (Luke Owoyesigire ) he tweeted;
“Nigerian Artist Omah lay has been arrested by katwe police, the manager of the venue one Dungu Ivan and the Events manager Prim Kasana are also in custody,”

Omah lay arrest follows a public outcry by Ugandan entertainers who castigated the Police for allowing international artistes to hold concerts while the local ones are denied.

“There’s a lot of unfair play in both political and Entertainment circles. Some bars are open others are not and struggling. Some concerts happen with crowds others are not allowed, some politicians can have crowds others not. This was last night, a concert with crowds and it went on smoothly,” media personality and events organizer Douglas Lwanga captioned a picture of Omah Lay’s concert.

Lwanga orgnaises quarterly regional concerts named Purple Parties but he was forced to call all of the off following suspension of all musical events by President Museveni.

Earlier, renowned singer Bebe Cool had raised the same issue saying he would do all it takes to make sure the concert doesn’t happen.

He raised the same issue citing that Ugandan entertainers are niot allowed to hold any events and are struggling to make a living but international artistes continue to hold concerts without any sabotage.

Police hasn’t disclosed charges preferred against the Nigerian star but The Tower Post understands that he flouted Covid19 guidelines as issued by the President and the charges could be related to doing a negligent act that could lead to the spread of a pandemic.

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