LAGOS GOVT WITHDRAWS CHARGES AGAINST GBADAMOSI AND NAIRA MARLEY

Uploaded by on April 8, 2020


The Lagos State Government has withdrawn charges against a popular hip pop musician Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, and a PDP chieftain , Babatunde Gbadamosi.

Naira Marley, Gbadamosi and his wife were charged before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Ogba for attending a crowded birthday party hosted by celebrity couple, in violation of the government’s social distancing directive to check the spread of coronavirus.

They were scheduled for arraignment today but Radio one gathered that policemen barred journalists from the court premises.

One of the defence counsel, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa who spoke to newsmen at the end of the proceedings said the state government withdrew the four counts filed against the three defendants

According to Mr Adegboruwa the charges were withdraw on the condition that the defendants would tender an apology to the President, Muhammadu Buhari and Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

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