An Abuja Cell Courtroom on Friday convicted and fined a musician, Azeez Fashola (additionally recognized Naira Marley) N200,000 for violating COVID-19 protocols on June 13.
He’s charged with 4 counts of violating interstate journey ban, not utilizing facemask, breaking the social –distancing order and attending a live performance breaching the COVID-19 restriction order on social gathering.
Justice of the Peace Idayat Akanni set the fantastic at N200,000 after the musician pleaded responsible to the prices towards him.
Talking earlier, Ccounsel to the artiste, Mohammed Yunusa stated that his shopper was made to consider that the organisers of the live performance had procured all of the approval from the Federal Authorities.
The Chief State Counsel, Udeme Umana, stated : ”the courtroom additionally mandated him to publish an public apology to the Federal Authorities in a nationwide day by day of alternative.
“It will function a detterent to different Nigerians”.
The ‘Mafo’ crooner had on June 13, left Lagos for the Federal Capital Territory to carry out at a live performance held on the Jabi Lake Mall.
The live performance was organized by Play Community Africa, Visitors Bar, and El’Carnival, and was sponsored by Glenfiddich.
Following public outrage, the FCT Minister shut down the mall and the Federal Authorities of Nigeria stopped the operation of the airline whose airplane he chartered.
Edited By: Shittu Obassa/Sadiya Hamza (NAN)