COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: Funke Akindele, husband sentenced


Funke Akindele and husband JJC Skillz…As Police arrest Naira Marley

By Henry Ojelu

NOLLYWOOD actress, Funke Akindele and her husband AbdulRasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, were yesterday, convicted and fined N100,000 each by an Ogba Magistrate Court for flaunting the Lagos State Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulation 2020.

Delivering judgment after the couple pleaded guilty, Magistrate Y.O. Aje-Afunwa ordered the defendants to pay N100, 000 each as fine.

The magistrate also held that the couple must serve 14 days community service and thereafter to observe a period of isolation.

The couple, who were arraigned before Magistrate Aje Afunwa, pleaded guilty to the one-count charge brought against them by the Attorney General of Lagos State, Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN.

Onigbanjo told the court that Funke and her husband flouted the directive of the Lagos State Governor when they gathered more than 20 people at their Lekki home.

The charge reads: “That you, Funke Akindele, Abdul Rasheed Bello…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper