Controversial artist Afeez Fashola(Naira Marley)s’ bail granted today as it left fans in total happiness and celebration all over Africa and the world.
At the resumed bail application, his Lawyer Olalekan Ojo apologized for his absence at the first court hearing on 20th of May due to heavy rain .
Barrister Ojo urged the court to accept the bail application Prima Facie based on the clearance of his innocence in accordance with Section 162 (1)
The lawyer of the accused also pleaded that a liberal approach is taken in hearing the bail application.
The prosecution lawyer, led by Rotimi Oyedepo, however, argued that it is not temporary release of the singer that mattered but the final judgment.
He, therefore, urged the court to grant further hearing rather than bail.
He added that since the lawyer of the defendant said the defendant is a celebrity, then his actions and inactions have a multiplier effect on youths in the entire federation.
Presiding Judge, Justice Nicholas Oweibo over the bail hearing after listening to the defense and prosecution arguments granted the singer bail to the sum of two million naira, two sureties.