COVID-19: Lagos Police Arraigned Naira Marley and Manager

COVID-19: Lagos Police Arraigned Naira Marley and Manager 2

The officials of the Lagos State Police Command, from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba arraigned Nigerian singer and songwriter Azeez Adeshina Fashola, known professionally as Naira Marley, in Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court, Oshodi for violating the cessation of movement and interstates travel order in Lagos.It could be recalled that on 13/06/2020 Naira Marley in total violation of the lockdown order, embarked on a non essential travel from Lagos to Abuja and back to Lagos the same date, through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja for a musical concert in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Naira Marley is arraigned alongside his Manager Seyi Awouga on one count charge of breach of cessation of movement and interstates travel order made by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under Regulation 4(i) of the Lagos State Infectious Disease Emergency Prevention) Regulation No 2 of 2020 and committed an offence punishable under Section 58 Public Health Law, Ch. P16, Laws of Lagos State 2015

The two accused persons pleaded guilty to the charge and were awarded a fine of one hundred thousand naira each by the presiding Magistrate.

SP Bala Elkana the Police Public Relations Officer confirm the incident .

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