Lockdown Violation: Funke Akindele, Husband Plead Guilty


Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello have been arraigned at the Magistrate Court in Ogba, Lagos.
They were charged to court for hosting a gathering of more than 20 persons contrary to the social distancing order of the Lagos state government.
Akindele and her hubby popularly known as JJSkillz, pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of hosting a gathering of more than 20 persons.
The charge against them is made pursuant to the Regulation 8(1a &b) and S 17(1) of the State’s Infectious Disease Regulation 2020.
Prompt News recalls that the couple recently threw a birthday party and posted the video on social media at an estate along Ajah in the Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos.
Funke Akindele has since tendered public apology. 
The bill on infectious disease recommends a fine of N100,000 for defaulters, one-month incarceration in the correctional centre or three-month community service.

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