Naira Marley: How lawyers’ ‘quarrel’ over seating space stalled trial

The preliminary of prevalent artist, Azeez Fashola prominently known as Naira Marley at a Lagos Federal High Court was on Thursday slowed down over a warmed contention between legal advisors.

The warmed contention between the legal advisors over their seating space in the court prompted the sudden dismissal of the preliminary.

The contention was between direction of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Rotimi Oyedepo and that of Marley, Olalekan Ojo.

Following the contention, Justice Nicholas Oweibo spoke to the Senior legal advisors to endure with the legislature over lacking space in the court.

Oweibo, subsequently suspended the preliminary till December 11 and 12 for continuation of preliminary.

The EFCC had favored a 11-count charge as a detriment to the performer verging on trick, ownership of fake Credit Cards, and Fraud.

Additionally referenced in the charge is one Yad Isril, who is said to at present be on the loose.

The Popular vocalist was summoned on May 20 preceding Justice Oweibo, yet he denied the charges.

Following a bail application by safeguard counsel, Mr Olalekan Ojo, the court had conceded Fashola bail in the entirety of N2 million with sureties in like aggregate.

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