Naira Marley has today August 6th pleaded guilty for flouting the inter state ban by the Federal Government.
NAIJA NEWS NG reports that Afeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley has been fined N100,000 by the Lagos State Special Officers (Mobile) Court after pleading guilty. He traveled from Lagos to Abuja for a drive-through concert in the Federal Capital territory . He was earlier today arraigned by the Lagos State police command where he pleaded guilty .
Bala Elkana, the state police command spokesperson in a statement said Naira Marley was arraigned alongside his Manager Seyi Awouga on a one-count charge of ”breach of the 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”
When the charge was read to them, Naira Marley and his manager pleaded guilty and were awarded a fine of one hundred thousand naira each by the presiding Magistrate.
You would recall that the airline company that flew him to Abuja, ExecuJet was punished for transporting the pop star to the Federal Capital Territory .