Naira Marley was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on May 10th, 2019. He was arrested in relation to alleged advance fee fraud, Internet-related cases.
The arrest of Marley also lead to the arrest of other suspected fraudsters, which the EFCC has filled an 11 count against Naira Marley.
However the arrest of the singer has led to the advocate for his release by other celebrities including; Burna boy, Davido, Oritse Femi and veteran singer, Daddy Showkey.
Daddy Showkey took to his Instagram page to speak on Marleys release. He pleads that the EFCC should tamper justice with mercy and find a way of using Naira Marley to rather influence the public positively.
“Temper justice with mercy. This is just a young man growing up.lets not use his mistakes to spoil his career we all went through so many things growing up….we can use him as a spoke man to young people against crime @officialefcc may be he will learn with this #showdonshow#daddyshowkey#lionclan#asalamamovement#ajegunletotheworld#positionurself,” Daddy Showkey wrote.
Showkey also states that he made a lot of mistakes while he was growing up. He urges EFCC to give Marley another chance as he has a bright future ahead of him.