How to drop managed database

When I try to drop managed database:

mysql -u userName -pXXXXX -h -P 25060 -e "drop database dbName”

I run Into This error: RROR 1290 (HY000) at line 1: The MySQL server is running with the --read-only option so it cannot execute this statement

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You need to make sure that you are connecting to the primary server and not one of the read-only replicas.

The read-only replicas can only be used for read operations.

Regards, Bobby