‘We’re Negotiating With The Ugandans’ – Wizkid‘s Manager
Yesterday, the media was stunned to get reports of an arrest warrant issued to Nigerian pop star, Wizkid by justices of Buganda court for missing a concert in Uganda.
The Nigerian pop star was not able fly into Uganda from USA for the show booked to occur on Saturday, December 3 at Lugogo Cricket Oval in Kampala because of ‘unavoidable circumstances’ according to the organizers.
‘We’re on it, we’re talking to them, I need to know who sent it,’ Wizkid‘s manager, Sunday Are told Thenetng.
The Ojuelegba singer, who is tending to medical problem in the US, and his manager, were summoned to be delivered in court prior to January 16, 2017.
Sunday Are additionally guaranteed us that Wizkid is doing fine.
Substantial costs in booking and re-booking flights, hotel, venue, publicizing and adverts for the show netted over $300,000 (over N144m), as indicated by the organizers.
‘Between 29th August 2016 and 29th November 2016, our client (Face TV) paid to Mr. Sunday Are, Wizkid’s manager the full performance fee of US$60,000, a brokerage fee of US$5,000 and US$3,000 being per diem for the days they were going to stay in Uganda,’ documents filed by the Chief Magistrates Court of Buganda detailed.
Objections held up against Wizkid and his manager include cheating, conspiracy to defraud and obtaining money by false presences which could total up to a 11 year imprison term in the event that they’re found guilty.
More than 25,000 Ugandans had paid for tickets in reckoning of Africa’s greatest performer of 2016.
Doctors have prompted Wizkid to wipe out all shows in December and January 2017 because of his ill health. He’s presently surrounded by close friends and family including his son, Boluwatife.
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