- NIDCOM chairman Abike Dabiri-Erewa has given assurances of ongoing efforts to secure the release of two Nigerian singers in Uganda
- Dabiri while responding to one of the arrested singer, Omah Lay, noted that hands are on deck to bring them back home
- Similarly, Legit.ng sighted a video on social media that captured the moment Omah Lay was placed in handcuffs at a court in Uganda
Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has taken to social media with the assurance that everything is being done to secure the release of Nigerian singers, Omah Lay and Tems, who were arrested and detained in Uganda.
The NIDCOM chairman gave her word in response to a distressing post which was shared by one of the arrested duo, Omah Lay, on his official Twitter page.
In the tweet, the young singer had asked why he was being detained by the Ugandan police and why he has not been given a right to fear hearing.
See the tweet below:
Reacting to the post, Dabiri assured the music star that everything possible is being done to get him out of the situation.
See the exchange below:
A video spotted online also captured the moment the singer was placed in cuffs. Watch below:
Recall that singer Mr P had also taken to his page on Twitter to call for calm following the arrest of Tems and Omah Lay.
The music star said he spoke with the NIDCOM chairman and she assured him that they are trying to sort out the situation.
"Just got off the phone with @abikedabiri And she said they doing everything possible to get it all sorted! Pls let’s all be calm. Thank you very much maddam!"
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the singers were charged to court by the Ugandan police after they were arrested alongside managers of an event centre where they performed.
The Nigerian superstars were said to have been negligently engaged in acts that could aid the spread of infectious diseases in the country.
According to the police, plans to have them released had to be halted as they have been charged and are to remain in custody until Wednesday, December 16th.
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