Naira Marley To Be Arraigned After Turning Himself In To Police


Controversial Nigerian Singer, Naira Marley has turned himself in at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Lagos State.

This is comes after he recently attended the house party hosted by actress Funke Akindele and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello better known as JJC Skillz amid the coronavirus lockdown.

JJC Skillz whose birthday was being celebrated as he turned 43 shared videos from the house party on social media sparking outrage from Nigerians.

Funke Akindele and JJC Skillz were arrested and arraigned for flouting social distancing directives.

They pled guilty and were sentenced to 14-days of community service and fined N100,000 each.

Following Funke Akindele’s arrest, the Nigerian police had also issued a statement asking Naira Marley who was in attendance at the party to turn himself in or risk being declared wanted.

Naira Marley has now turned himself in according to the Lagos state police command spokesperson, Bala Elkana.

Elkana said the singer arrived Panti on Monday afternoon April 6 and has been interrogated. He will also be charged for violating the restriction orders.

The police say the command has launched a manhunt for the remaining persons who attended the party organized over the weekend.

See Also: Nigerians React As Funke Akindele Is Arrested


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