Naira Marley Under Attack For Performing Despite COVID-19 Restrictions

Amidst the rising coronavirus circumstances in Nigeria, fashionable musician Azeez Fashola popularly referred to as Naira Marley has come beneath assaults for performing in Abuja regardless of COVID-19 gathering restrictions.

The occasion which was meant to be a ‘drive-in live performance’ held at Jabi Lake Mall automobile park.

It was organized by Play Network Africa, Traffic Bar, El’Carnival and proudly sponsored by Glenfiddich with tickets offered for N20,000 and N250,000.

It was gathered followers on the live performance defied the social distancing order as stipulated by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).


They reportedly trooped out of their autos to the staging floor to witness Naira Marley’s efficiency.

Similarly in a trending video, Naira Marley and former Big Brother Naija housemate, Kim Oprah have been seen alighting from a personal airplane regardless of restrictions positioned on air travels by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.

Many Nigerians have taken to social media to criticize Naira Marley.


They described the live performance as a setback to the nation’s struggle towards the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.

The commentators urged the Police Force and FCT authorities to take mandatory actions towards these on the live performance and organisers.

The Nation recollects Naira Marley, a couple of months again, was indicted in Lagos when he confirmed up at a birthday celebration hosted by Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele-Bello, popularly referred to as Jenifa in honour of her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello, often known as JJC Skillz.

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