Naira Marley fined N200,000 for violation of COVID-19 protocols


Popular musician, Azeez Fashola, popularly known Naira Marley, has been fined N200,000 by a Mobile Court in Abuja for violating COVID-19 protocols on June 13, 2020.

He pleaded guilty on Friday to a four-count charge filed against him by the Federal Capital Territory Administration for partaking in a music concert in Abuja in violation of COVID-19 directives.

Magistrate Idayat Akanni handed down the fine after the music act pleaded guilty to the charge.

The concert held at the Jabi Lake Mall attracted public condemnation, with many, who attended breaking protocols at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Naira Marley allegedly flown in a chartered to the concert in a plane initially meant to convey a Lagos judge to the Federal Capital Territory.




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