Nigerian singer Tems has published a statement following her launch and return to Nigeria after her arrest from Uganda.
“I’m truly saddened that attendees could have possibly been exposed to covid-19. I would never have participated I had even the slightest knowledge that the event would not meet standard operating procedure and put Uganda citizens at risk,” she wrote.
The superstar took for her Instagram webpage Friday, December 18, in which she voiced sorrow on the turn of events.
She proceeded to thank the fellow and Ugandan authorities for the roles that they played in solving the matter.
Tems also thanked her lovers and well-meaning Nigerians and Ugandans who encouraged her through her arrest.
As stated by the audio celebrity, she got to view and experience firsthand the strife girls go through in while detention.
“The past week has been difficult but eye-opening for me. While I was being detained I met some amazing women and children, and my eyes were opened to the strife and hurt a lot of women are going through,” she posted.
The singer and Omah Lay returned into the country on Thursday, December 18, days following their arrest in Uganda for flouting the Covid-19 guidelines.
The news of the arrival was declared by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission’s Twitter webpage.
Following their arrest, the singers were on Monday, December 14 arraigned in court on charges of performing “acts which are likely to cause the spread of infectious illness Covid-19.”
They were later released after spending two days behind bars.