- Music stars Omah Lay and Tems are back in their motherland after some daunting days in Uganda
- NIDCOM chairman, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, shared the news of their return on her Twitter page
- Dabiri said both individuals arrived at the MMIA on Thursday, December 17, at 12:35 pm local time
What has been a completely daunting experience for Nigerian singers Stanley Omah Didia aka Omah Lay and Temilade Openiyi in Uganda has finally come to an end as both individuals are now back at home.
Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, shared the news of their arrival on her official Twitter page,
According to Dabiri, both individuals landed at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) on Thursday, December 17, at around 12:35 pm.
Dabiri also disclosed that Muyiwa Ayoniyi who was also arrested in Uganda is back home 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 glad they are finally home."
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In a different tweet, the NIDCOM chairman posted a photo of the Nigerian superstars at the airport and also extended appreciation to the foreign affairs minister of Nigeria Geoffrey Onyeama, the mission in Uganda and the Uganda government for a quick resolution of the matter.
See her tweets below:
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The two singers were arrested by the Ugandan police after they both performed at a crowded concert despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Tems and Omah were charged to court by the police for negligently getting involved in actions that could lead to the spread of an infectious disease.
However, shortly after their arrest, the NIDCOM chairman took to social media noting that everything is being done to secure the release of the two.
Legit.ng also reported that singer D’banj shared a fresh update regarding the arrest and detainment of his colleagues in Uganda. The entertainer assured Nigerians that they would be home soon as the charges against them were withdrawn.
The singer posted court documents to back up his claim.
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