The Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court has on Thursday fined Nigerian singer and songwriter Azeez Fashola, known as Naira Marley and his manager, Seyi Awouga, for violating the cessation of movement and interstate travel order in Lagos.
They were both arraigned by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba.
On June 13 this year, around 2a.m., the suspect in total violation of the lockdown order embarked on a non-essential travel from Lagos to Abuja and back to Lagos the same day through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja for a musical concert in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
He is arraigned alongside his Manager, Ms. Seyi Awouga on one count charge of breach of 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.
He further committed an offence punishable under Section 58 Public Health Law, Ch. P16, Laws of Lagos State 2015.
According to the State Police Spokesman, SP Bala Elkana, Naira Marley and his manager pleaded guilty to the charge and were awarded a fine of one hundred thousand naira each by the presiding Magistrate.Follow us on social media