Funke Akindele, and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello popularly called JJC Skillz have been charged to court for breaching the Lagos Infection Diseases Regulations 2020. If the duo are found guilty of hosting gatherings or flouting the lockdown order, they will be spending the next one month in jail or pay fine of 100,000 as speculated in the Lagos Infection Diseases Regulations 2020. See below-
“Where there is a violation of a close down or stay at home order, security Agencies shall have the power to arrest without warrant and may detain any person who violates the close down or stay at home order for at least 48 hours.
“Where the arrested person is found guilty, the person is liable to a fine of N100,000.00 or one-month imprisonment or three months Community service.”
According to The PUNCH, the Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana disclosed that the actress, popularly called ‘Jenifa’, had been taken to a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ogba, Lagos
Recall that a viral video of Funke Akindele hosting a party in her house was trending on twitter yesterday. The video attracted several reactions from Nigerians which many described as irresponsible behavior knowing fully well the current situation of things in the world today and Nigeria in particular as regards the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.