The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed that artist Azeez Fashola alias Naira Marley has turned himself in.
Fashola was among the guests at the 42nd birthday party organised weekend by actress Funke Akindele-Bello for her husband Abdul Rasheed Bello at their residence in disregard to the lockdown directive ordered by government to stop further spread of the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Confirming he was in police custody, spokesman Bala Elkana said the music star would be charged to court, adding that efforts were on to arrest others who attended the party.
“Azeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley is now in police custody. He will also be charged to court for violating the restriction orders. The command has launched a manhunt for the remaining persons who attended the party.
“The Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu expressed his profound gratitude to Lagosians and other well meaning Nigerians that spoke up against the violations. Together we can stop the spread of COVID-19.”