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Police Charge Funke Akindele, Husband To Court [Video]

The Lagos State Police Command has charged famous Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele,  popularly known as Jenifa, and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello, a.k.a JJC Skillz, to court for hosting a house party in violation of the lockdown order in Lagos State.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, confirmed that the Akindeles were taken to a Chief Magistrates Court in Ogba, Lagos.

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had, on March 29, 2020, issued a directive ordering the FCT—Abuja, Lagos and Ogun States to lock down over the rampaging Covid-19 pandemic.

In violation of the order, the Akindeles hosted a  house party to celebrate her husband JJC’s birthday at her residence in Amen Estate Ibeju-Lekki in Lagos on Sunday.

The gathering led to their arrest and a couple of other guests.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer, they were arraigned for breaching the Lagos Infection Diseases Regulations 2020 (the Regulations).

The offense carries a jail term of one month or N100,000 fine or both for persons found guilty of hosting gatherings or flouting the lockdown order.

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