Nigerian Artiste, Omah Lay reportedly Arrested in Uganda (Details)

The police in Uganda, has confirmed that they have arrested and detained Nigerian singer Omah Lay. Mr. Lay who performed last night at a concert held at Speke Resort Munyonyo, was picked by Katwe Police together with the venue manager Ivan Dungu and events manager Prim Kasana.

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His 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.

A recent tweet from Ugandan Owoyesigyire, reads; “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…”

Nigerian Artist Omah lay has been arrested by katwe police

Tweet Replies on singer’ Oma lay’s arrest;

“But under normal circumstances, the artist was just fulfilling his contract obligation. If its to arrest, the venue owners and l also don’t think this concert tk place without the area police knowing. We wld want to see the OC of the nearby Police arrested!” – Nsubuga Stephen


Ugandan Police hasn’t disclosed charges preferred against the Nigerian artiste, Oma lay. confirmed from the Tower Post that Oma Lay allegedly flouted COVID-19 guidelines as issued by the Ugandan President and the charges could be related to doing a negligent act that could lead to the spread of a pandemic.