Funke Akindele arrested over house party during the Lagos State lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic.
Popular Nigerian Actress Funke Akindele arrested over birthday house party during coronavirus lockdown.
Popular Nigerian Actress, Funke Akindele well known by her stage name and movie titled Jennifer has been arrested today by the Lagos State Police Command for hosting a birthday party at her resident in Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State during coronavirus pandemic lockdown by the Federal Government.
The state police command arrested the Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele over house party in contravention of the Lagos State lockdown.
Information learned that the state police force attention was drawn to a viral video showing a large number of people mostly from the Nollywood industry in an Estate celebrating a birthday party which was hosted by the actress and her husband, Bello.
The Lagos State Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana told NAN that the actress, Funke has been been taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Panti,Yaba.
Yes it true we have arrest the actress, Funke Akindele and we are still investigating others, efforts are intensified to arrest the remaining others seen in the video, which among are Naira Marley and JJC skill. but at this moment she has been taken to the SCID (state criminal investigation department)
Bala Elkana said.
The public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana added that if the music stars, Naira Marley and JJC skillz (Funke Akindele’husband) did not report them selves at the SCID, Yaba on Monday 6th-April-2020 or risk being declared WANTED.
There are in their best interests urged to report at the state CID Yaba on Monday 6th-April-2020 or risk being declared wanted.
According to eyewitness the state Police force arrived at the venue in about three patrol vehicle.
Funke Akindele and Abdulrasheed Bello well known as JJC Skillz are married and the party was held in his honour on Saturday.
Among others, music star, Marlians boss, Naira Marley as well rocked the party, with over 20 attendance.
Social media users called for the arrest of the actress for hosting a party during the lockdown period tag quarantine to help fight the spread of Corona Virus.
Funke Akindele later apologised over the act, added that those who attended the party are colleagues, who were living temporarily around the Estate.