Azeez Fashola, popular Nigerian music star also known as Naira Marley, has been ordered by an Abuja mobile court to pay a fine of N200,00 for violating the COVID-19 protocols.
This is following barely 24 hours after a Lagos court ordered the musician and his manager to pay N100,000 each for violating the COVID-19 protocols.
The FCT Administration had filed four counts bordering on violation of COVID-19 guidelines against Naira Marley following his concert on June 13 at Jabi Lake Mall, Abuja.
Naira Marley had flown to Abuja from Lagos in a chartered plane belonging to Jets Services Ltd. booked for a judge.
The concert which gathered the crowd violated the social distancing protocols while the city was on lockdown due to the outbreak of the corona-virus pandemic.
The Jabi Mall was also sealed for two weeks after the musical show by the FCT Administration.
During Marley’s trial at the Eagle Square, Abuja, on Friday, being today Naira Marley pleaded guilty and the presiding Magistrate Idayat Akanni ordered him to pay the N200,000 fine.
Furthermore, the magistrate ordered him to publish a public apology in any national newspaper