Zlatan Ibile has finally spoken up about his friend, Naira Marley who is currently in Ikoyi Prison after their arrest by the EFCC for credit card theft and fraud.
|Zlatan Ibile & Naira Marley|
Zlatan was arrested same day as Naira Marley but was let go on bail and the evidence against Naira Marley was overwhelming, leading to him being charged to court.
Expressing his loyalty and friendship to Naira Marley, Zlatan took to his social media page to share a picture of the singer on stage performing and captioned it;
“People can hate and judge ! But can never change GOD’s plan concerning ones LIFE !!! If our creator should act with how powerful he his !! Non of us will be alive !! Despite our iniquities!
Life for easy if to say he come with manual !! Nai am out here representing the street! Till whenever
I love you not because you my friend alone but because I was A MARLIAN BEFORE I STARTED MUSIC 🖤”.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission slammed Naira Marley with 11 count charges bordering around credit card fraud.
He was arrested on May 10, 2019, following intelligence report received by the Commission about his alleged involvement in internet fraud.
He arraigned in court before Justice Nicholas I. Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.
He pleaded not guilty to the charges preferred against him, Justice Oweibo adjourned the case to May 30, 2019, and ordered the defendant to be remanded in prison custody pending the hearing of the bail application.