A Magistrate court sitting in Lagos on Monday sentenced Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello a.k.a JJC skills to 14 days community service each.
The court also directed them to pay a fine of N100,000. The duo pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of hosting a gathering of 20 persons and over, contrary to the social distancing directives of the Lagos State Government.
The actress and her husband were arraigned on Monday at the Samuel Ilori Courthouse of the Magistrate Court in Ogba, Lagos. 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.
Also, controversial Nigerian Singer, Azeez Fashola otherwise known as Naira Marley has turned himself in at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Lagos State.
The state police command spokesperson, Bala Elkana, who confirmed this, said the singer arrived Panti on Monday afternoon April 6, and has been interrogated. He will also be charged to court for violating the restriction orders.
The police say the command has launched a manhunt for the remaining persons who attended the party organized by Funke Akindele and her Husband over the weekend.