Nigerian Singer Omah Lay Arrested In Uganda

Omah Lay

Nigerian songster, Omah Lay has reportedly been arrested by the police in Kampala, Uganda over a performance he rendered at a concert.

Omah Lay

According to reports, Omah Lay headlined “The Big Brunch – Afrobeats Edition” concert, which was held at Speke Resort, Wavamunno Rd, Kampala, Uganda on Saturday.


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The singer is said to have been taken into custody by Katwe Police alongside the venue manager, Ivan Dungu and events manager, Prim Kasana.

His arrest comes after a public outcry by Ugandan entertainers, who berated the Police for allowing international artists to hold concerts while the local ones are denied.

Luk Owoyesigyire, Assistant Superintendent of Police and Deputy Police Spokesperson, Kampala Metropolitan Police released a statement via Twitter confirming the news report.

His tweet reads;

“Nigerian Artist Omah lay has been arrested by Katwe police, together with the manager of the venue where he performed from last night; Dungu Ivan and the Events manager Prim Kasana, all are in custody. More details to follow.”

See the tweet below:
The police’s statement
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