Nigerian Celebrities have taken to social media to express their anger over the arrest of Nigerian singers, Stanley Omah Didia aka Omah Lay and Temilade Openiyi professionally known as Tems, in Uganda shortly after a concert.
The Nigerian musical acts were arrested and charged to court in Uganda for making an appearance at a concert held at Speke Resort, Kampala, on Saturday 12th of December, despite Covid19 social distancing regulations.
The news of their arrest was made public by an assistant superintendent of police in the country identified as Owoyesigyire (@lukowoyesigyire) on social media, on Sunday, December 13.
This development has since sparked angry reactions on Twitter, as celebrities and Nigerians in general have called for the immediate release of the singers, with various hashtags including #FreeTemsandOmahLay, #FreeTems and #FreeOmahLay already trending.
Celebrities like Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Don Jazzy , Tiwa Savage amongst others have called for the release of the arrested artistes.
Here are some reactions from Nigerian music stars as seen on Twitter;