Friday, August 7, 2020

Naira Marley again pleads guilty during Abuja arraignment... to publicly apologise to FG

Naira Marley has again pleaded guilty today during his Abuja arraignment.

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mobile Court, Abuja had convicted the music star for violating Covid-19 protocols.

He pleaded guilty to the four-count charge pressed on him by the prosecuting team and was fined N200, 000.

Reading the four-count charge, Magistrate Idayat Akanni, ordered Naira Marley to pay 50 thousand Naira for each of the count as well as publish a public apology to the Federal Government of Nigeria in a National Daily.

The four-count charge include; violating Presidential ban on interstate travelling, not wearing of face mask contrary to the Presidential Order imposing compulsory wearing of face mask by all persons within Abuja the Federal Capital Territory, violating social distance order as well as violating dusk to dawn curfew in the territory.

It would be recalled that on Saturday, June 13, Naira Marley and his crew flew from Lagos State to Abuja to perform at a concert organized at Jabi Lake Mall.

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