Popular Nigerian singer and dancer, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, has been granted one day bail for him to return on Wednesday to be charged to court.
The singer’s proposed arraignment on Tuesday as earlier announced did not hold as the court was not in session, hence the bail.
The Lagos police spokesman Bala Elkana said, “Naira Marley was granted bail today (Tuesday) since the court is not sitting today. Not just him, but the three other people who were in police custody were granted bail to report back tomorrow (Wednesday) when the court will be in session.
“Naira Marley and the other three persons slept in custody on Monday, the intent was to take them to court today but since the court was not in session, we can’t keep on holding them, so they were granted bail to report back tomorrow (Wednesday)”.
Naira Marley is to be charged to court for attending attended a birthday party despite the lockdown in Lagos.
Naira Marley was among the celebrities that attended the birthday of Abdulrasheed Bello, the husband of actress Funke Akindele.
However, the celebrant Abdulrasheed Bello and wife Funke Akindele had pleaded guilty to the offence and granted bail of #100,000 each and sentenced to 14 days compulsory community service by a Magistrate Court in Ogba, Lagos.