A Ugandan Chief Magistrates’Court on Tuesday ordered the release of two Nigerian musicians, Stanley Omah Didia aka Omah Lay and Teniola Openiyi aka Tens from police custody.
They were arrested along with five others on Sunday after holding a concert at a Ugandan resort.
Though they were issued visas and work permits by Ugandan consular officials, they were nevertheless arrested by the police and arraigned for holding a concert in defiance of COVID-19 regulations.
However, on Tuesday, the charges were dropped and both artistes were ordered to be released immediately.
Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora Matters Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, had intervened in the matter on Monday and promised their quick release.