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THE POLICE IS MY FRIEND : NAIRA MARLEY SAYS AFTER HIS ARREST AND CONVICTION BY AN ABUJA MOBILE COURT

 Azeez Fashola  popularly known by his stage name  as Naira Marley has reacted to his arrest, and conviction by an Abuja mobile court for disobeying  the COVID-19 Lockdown rules after he attended a concert in Abuja.

Federal Capital Territory mobile court in Abuja today imposed a N200,000 fine on him, for violating the Presidential Task Force guidelines on COVID-19.
A four-count charge was brought against the artiste by the prosecuting team, which he denied.
The presiding magistrate, Idayat Akanni, who handed down the sentence, ordered Naira Marley to pay N50,000 on each of the four counts brought against him.
He was also mandated to publish a public apology to the Federal Government of Nigeria in a national newspaper.
Recall, that Naira Marley had on June 13, 2020, flown into Abuja with his crew for a concert at the Jabi Lake Mall.

However, the “Soapy” crooner has taken to  Twitter to react to his conviction.

 

His tweet:

Police is my friend, Naira Marley and Police 5&6

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