Lagos Withdraws Lockdown Charges Against Gbadamosi, Wife and Naira Marley

Gbadamosi and Naira Marley

…To write apology letter to President Buhari and Lagos State government

The Lagos State Government has withdrawn charges against Babatunde Gbadamosi his wife and wave making musician, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, and a politician, Thecitypulsenews news

Naira Marley, Gbadamosi and his wife were charged before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Ogba for attending a crowded birthday party in violation of the government’s social distancing directive to check the spread of coronavirus.

But the government, according to one of the defense counsel, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), withdrew the four counts filed against the three defendants.

It was earlier reported that policemen barred journalists from the court premises.

At the end of the proceedings, Adegboruwa briefed journalists on what transpired in the courtroom.

He said the state withdrew the charges on the condition that the defendants would tender an apology to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

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Gbadamosi and Naira Marley

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