Jabi Lake Mall shut down over Naira Marley Show, Marley in trouble

The popular Jabi Mall is now under locks and keys by the Federal Capital Territory Administration  (FCTA) as a result of the recent show it hosted. At the event, popular Nigerian artist Azeez Fashola is known as Naira Marley thrilled fun-seekers to the moon at the expense of the federal government laid down principles to contain the spread of COVID-19.

It was also reported that Naira Marley flew from Lagos to Abuja even at the space of interstate lockdown and returned to “Lasgidi” with the first 24hrs after the show. Also on the flight with Marley is Kimoprah a former BBNaija icon.

Reactions as trialled the artist’s performance from Nigerians and fans. Many took to their twitter pages to condemn the actions of the “Mafo” crooner.

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This will be the second time that Naira Marley will be in deep shit as he does some months ago in Lagos.

The Chairman of the Ministerial Enforcement Task team on COVID-19 Restrictions, Ikharo Attah, lamented despite several warnings from the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the FCT Administration on guidelines to operate, the management of the Jabi Lake Mall chose to encourage and permits a concert by their customer Naira Marley and also conducting business activities to exceeding the normal hours allowed by the authorities.

He further disclosed the administration has secured a judgement from a mobile court headed by Magistrate Idayat Akonni who sat in the malls’ premises in Jabi to seal up the mall for two weeks for default of the COVID-19 protocols bearing three count charges on the Mall.

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Ikharo further explained that the seal up order was necessitated by the unlawful and embarrassing event at the mall on Friday night.

“He flew into Abuja Friday from Lagos to Jabi Lake Mall and returned back the same day to the nations former Capital City”, Attah said.

“We are convinced that the Lagos state government who had in recent past had an unpleasant experience with the artist will do the needful since he also breached the interstate travel ban which applies to Lagos state “.
Many Abuja residents have criticised organizers of the event for holding such during the COVID-19 pandemic saga.


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