GOBE: Police Detain popular Nigerian musician, Naira Marley

The police in Lagos have detained musician, Azeez Fashola known as Naira Marley, for holding a concert in Abuja despite the ban on gatherings and events of over 20 persons in the country in line with the Coronavirus protocols.

Sources gathered that they arrested the musician in Lagos on Thursday and presently in police custody.

Naira Marley had earlier made headlines after videos surfaced online showing him boarding

an airplane at a time interstate travels were banned and later mingled with fans during the music concert.

A spokesperson for the police in Lagos, Bala Elkana, confirmed that Naira they arraigned Marley in court for the offense.

He said,

“We are in court as we speak.

We will arraign him for violating the interstate travel order.

That is the aspect that concerns Lagos State.”

Naira Marley, who is not a stranger to troubles, was also indicted when he showed up

at a party organized by Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, in honor of her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello.

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