Breaking News: Court Finally Grants Naira Marley N2 Million Bail

A Federal Excessive Court docket sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria’s business metropolis, has granted Nigerian musician Azeez Fashola popularly often called Naira Marley, bail within the sum of N2 million.

On the resumption of bail utility right now, Olalekan Ojo, Naira Marley’s lead protection counsel, apologized for his absence on the preliminary arraignment on Could 20 as a result of heavy down poor.

Naira Marley’s lead protection counsel prayed the courtroom to simply accept the bail utility Prima Facie based mostly on the presumption of his innocence in accordance with Part 162 (1)

The protection additionally pleaded {that a} liberal strategy is taken in listening to the bail utility.

Rotimi Oyedepo, the prosecution counsel, nonetheless, argued that it isn’t the momentary launch of the singer that mattered however the closing judgment.

The EFCC lawyer, subsequently, prayed the courtroom to grant accelerated listening to somewhat than bail.

Oyedepo argued that Naira Marley’s lead protection counsel mentioned the defendant is a star, then his actions and inactions have a multiplier impact on youths in your entire federation.

Nonetheless, after listening to the protection and prosecution arguments, Justice Nicholas Oweibo who presided over the bail listening to granted Naira Marley bail to the sum of two million naira, two sureties.

Justice Oweibo, thereafter, adjourned the matter to 22, 23 and 24 of October for accelerated listening to.

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