Nigerian singer Temilade Openiyi, better known by her stage
name Tems has reflected on her success journey since her
release from prison in Uganda last year,.
The singer took to Twitter on Monday, December 13 to show
her appreciation to God for making her have the “last and
“This very day Last Year, I was sitting in prison in Uganda
bonding with women and kids.
“I almost can’t believe the things I’ve seen so far.
All I can say is God is too awesome and He will always
have the last and final laugh✨���” she tweeted.
recalls that Tems was arrested by the Ugandan
police alongside Omah Lay in December 2020, after the dou
performance at The Big Brunch, a concert that was held at
Speke Resort, Wavamunno Rd, Kampala.
However, due to public outcry, the Nigerian government
secured their release and they arrived Nigeria on December
Since her 2020 ordeal in Uganda prison after being detained
for violating COVID-19 guidelines in the country, Tems has
earned two US top 40 entries on the Billboard Hot 100, with
her collaboration with Drake on the song “Fountains” from
his album Certified Lover Boy, and the Wizkid single
“Essence”; the latter of which reached the top ten following
a remix with Justin Bieber, and earned her a Grammy Award