AFTER CANCELLING all his global shows in December and January citing doctor’s order and apologising to Nigerian and Ugandan fans, Ugandan court has issued a warrant of arrest to Wizkid on charges of obtaining money by false pretense, cheating and, conspiracy to defraud, designed by Face TV lawyers of Muwema Co. Advocates and Solicitors.
organizers proceeded to inject expenses in bookings and re-bookings of flights, hotel, venue, advertisements and promotions for the concert to the tune of over USD300, 000. In the meantime, over 25,000 people had already bought tickets in anticipation of the concert.
According to the Situation in ground information has it that between August 29th and November 29th 2016, Face TV paid to Sunday Are, Wizkid’s Manager a total performance fee of USD60,000, a brokerage fee of USD5,000 and USD3,000 for the days they were to spend in Uganda.
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Wizkid was slated to perform at Lugogo Cricket Oval in Kampala on December 3rd 2016 but did not turn up.
The Magistrate has ordered police to produce the pair in the Kampala Court before or on January 16th 2017. On three counts the duo attracts three years each.