Naira Marley in Police net for Disobeying Lock down Order

A Nigerian musician, Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley, is currently in police custody, for violating the lock down order in Lagos State.

The musician was on Sunday, instructed by the Lagos state police command to submit himself for violating the social distancing order given by the Federal Government.

Recall that Funke Akindele, aka Jenifa, had on Saturday, organized a birthday party with her husband. The party saw the likes of Naira Marley and other popular celebrities in attendance.

For violating governments order, police swung into action and arrested Funke and her husband. Both were arraigned in court today.

Funke and her husband pleaded guilty to hosting the party despite the coronavirus lockdown.

They were sentenced to 14 days of community service and fined N100,000 each by a magistrate court in Ogba, Lagos.

However, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu, who confirmed that Naira Marley was in their custody, said he Naira Marley will also be charged to court.

Mr. Odumosu said the police have launched a manhunt for the remaining persons who attended the party.

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