There was commotion at the University of Lagos on Friday, September 20, after musician Naira Marley was barred from performing on stage for the students. This led to fans reacting violently in disagreement.
According to reports from students who announced the incident on Twitter, the singer was stopped from performing due to his lyrical content. The school authorities claimed he sends the wrong message. On hearing this, the fans of Naira Marley in Unilag began to cause trouble by disrupting the event.
Update: DSA Unilag didn’t allow Naira Marley perform at Sports Center because of the lyrical content and message he passes across in his songs.
— OGIDAN (@olakunle___) September 20, 2019
Naira Marley reacted to the incident on his Instagram live, noting that the promoters asked him to leave after the commotion got out of control. Marley also expressed his love for his fans.
— 9ja Info Parrot (@9jainfoparrot) September 21, 2019