Covid-19: Nigerian, Two Others Arrested For Staging Mega Concert In Kampala

Covid-19: Nigerian, Two Others Arrested For Staging Mega Concert In Kampala

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 By Spy Uganda

Kampala: Three people have been arrested in connection with the unauthorised concert that was held last night in Ddungu Resort in Munyonyo, a Kampala surbab. 

The Nigerian Singer Omah Lay Mingling With His Ugandan Fans Last Night

Those arrested are Ivan Ddungu, the manager of the place where the concert was held, Omah Lay, a Nigerian musician and Prim Kasana, Events Manager, who contracted Omah Lay, flew from Nigeria and performed against covid-19 restrictions which banned concerts.

Police has revealed that it is also looking for the area Officer in Charge of Police Station for failure to detect the criminal acts that took place in his area of jurisdiction.

It is alleged that the organizers of the show disguised that it was a lunch and dinner event, but later on at night started inviting artistes to perform.

“The suspects are detained at Katwe Police Station and are being charged with doing acts that are likely to cause the spread of infectious disease, which is corona virus,” Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Partrick Onyango noted.

On the onset of the COVID19 pandemic, the president directed that music concerts should be stopped and the directives still stands.

” We condemn the act of some selfish individuals, who are bent on violating the directives on COVID-19 to make money and risks the lives of many Ugandans,” Onyango added.

“We appeal to members of the public to adhere to the Ministry of Health guidelines on COVID-19 and follow all the SOPs,” Onyango said in his statement.

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