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Lagos State Government withdrew the charges against Naira Marley


The Lagos State Government has withdrawn the charges which were earlier filed against the popular Marlian president, Naira Marley.

According to Punch newspaper, the defense counsel, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), withdrew the four counts filed against the three defendants.

Briefing journalists at the end of the proceedings, Adegboruwa who hinted journalists on what transpired in the courtroom 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.

It will be recalled that Naira Marley was brought before the court on Wednesday alongside former Governorship aspirant at the 2019 Lagos state gubernatorial election and his wife after breaking FG and Lagos government social distancing order by attending a birthday organized by popular Nigerian movie star Funke Akindele for her husband.

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