The Lagos State Police Command has said that it has arrested Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele for violating the Social Distancing directive of the State yesterday.
The Police also stated that efforts are ongoing to apprehend her husband and others accomplice or risk being declared wanted.
According to a video that went viral, Funke Akindele and her husband threw a birthday with a large number of attendees mainly from the entertainment industry in Lagos State.
This is in violation of the social distancing order issued by the Federal and Lagos State governments banning gathering of more than 20 persons in the state.
In a public statement issued by Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, DSP Bala Elkana, the Police said, “The attention of Lagos State Police Command was drawn to a viral video showing a large number of persons mainly in the entertainment industry in an Estate, along Ajah, Ibeju-Lekki axis, Lagos celebrating a birthday party organised by Funke Akindele Bello and her husband.
“The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele for violating the Social Distancing directive of the State yesterday. Efforts ongoing to apprehend her husband and others or risk being declared wanted.
“Police detectives from the State CID Yaba were promptly drafted to the location. Investigation is ongoing, efforts have been intensified to arrest the remaining persons in the video, among whom are Azeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley and Abdul Rasheed Bello a.k.a. JJC Skillz.
“They are in their best interests urged to report at the State CID Yaba on Monday 6th April, 2020 or risk being declared wanted.”
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