Singer Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, says he has two wives and four children, who are all British citizens.
He also said he is not a criminal and has no idea what the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission found on his laptop.
Naira Marley, who claimed to be 28-years old, said apart from storing his songs and music videos, he had never done anything illegal with his laptop.
The artiste said this in his statement on oath which he made while in EFCC custody, which was obtained by The Punch.
The artiste, who identified himself as a Swedish Yoruba man, wrote,
“[i]My name is Azeez Fashola.
“I am married to two wives and I have four kids. They are all British citizens staying in the United Kingdom.
“I studied in the United Kingdom, started studying at Porlock Hall, then I moved to Walworth School where I received my GCSE.
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I’m not a criminal, I have 2 wives and 4 children – Naira Marley . Naira Marley who is currently in prison as he awaits his bail hearing, has stated that he has 2 wives and 4 children and also not criminal. . The singer who identified himself as a Swedish-Yoruba man, claimed to be 28-years old in his statement on oath which he made while in EFCC custody and obtained by The Punch. Naira Marley who revealed that he has 2 wives and 4 children, also stated that the apart from storing his songs and music videos, he has never done anything illegal with his laptop. He wrote in the statement; . “My name is Azeez Fashola. . “I am married to two wives and I have four kids. They are all British citizens staying in the United Kingdom. I studied in the United Kingdom, started studying at Porlock Hall, then I moved to Walworth School where I received my GCSE. . “My results for my GCSE are English (C), Maths (B) and Science (C). I left Walworth School with my qualification and went further to study at Peckham Academy, where I got distinction in Business. Then, I went further to study at Crossways College where I finished my Business Law; but I had kids at that time, so I took a break and started making music till date.” . He further revealed that he is not the owner of the laptop, but borrowed it to upload videos on YouTube. He said, . “I started making music in 2014 individually (sic), but now I’m signed to Marathon, a United Kingdom-based record label. I had a deal with Coca-Cola for my song, Issa Goal, in which I featured Olamide and Lil Kesh. . “I also had deals with Nike to participate in the Nigerian sportswear (sic). I’m in possession of a MacBook laptop, which I borrowed from a friend named Yad Isril in England, because while returning to Nigeria, I knew I was going to need a laptop to upload my music videos on YouTube and also to keep my exclusive songs. I’m in possession of the laptop but I have no idea what is on it apart from my music videos.” . According to the artiste, the said laptop had no password and could be accessed by anyone. He claimed to have met Isril in a secondary school in England. . #MayorNaijaBlog