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Breaking: Naira Marley fined for a four count charge

by Mustapha Olamide
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A Mobile Court of the Federal Capital Territory FCT sitting at the Eagle Square in Abuja has indicted an artiste, Azeez Fashola, otherwise known as Naira Marley, for abusing arrangements of the COVID-19 Regulations, 2020.  

The guidelines were made by a Presidential Order in accordance with Section 4 of the Quarantine Act, Cap. 02, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.   Naira Marley who was summoned before Magistrate Idayat Akanni, be that as it may, conceded to the four-count charge recorded as a detriment to him.  

Officer Akanni thusly saw him as blameworthy and requested him to pay the aggregate of ₦50, 000 for every one of the consider well as delicate an open statement of regret to the Federal Government of Nigeria in a national day by day.  

The charges brought against Marley were; disregarding Presidential restriction on interstate voyaging, not wearing a face cover in opposition to the Presidential Order forcing obligatory wearing of face veil on all people inside Abuja the Federal Capital Territory, abusing social separation request just as abusing the nightfall to sunrise time limit in the region.  

Responding to the judgment, the safeguard’s attorney, Mohammad Yunusa, said going ahead, “we will be extremely definite and furthermore affirm the data given to our customer by individuals who book him. Like in this case, we were given the confirmation that all the endorsements from the administration had been secured for him to be in Abuja and at the show. It was on the quality of the portrayal that he came to Abuja to perform.”  

He further said that having experienced the preliminary, Naira Marley will from this time forward be more vocal in the promotion for the adherence to the COVID-19 wellbeing rules by all.   The Prosecutor, Chief State Counsel Udeme Umanah, said however the offenses have a base fine of N2,000 yet that the court has its own purview to force a N50,000 fine for each tally since he (Naira Marley) has conceded obligation.  

Executive, FCT Ministerial Enforcement Task group on COVID-19 Restrictions, Ikharo Attah, said; “I think for those of us in the Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA and those of us in the COVID-19 group, this has been a long battle. The artiste himself today confessed that he overstepped the law and the Magistrate in her benevolence was caring to fine him N50,000 on every one of the four-tally charges.

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