Lockdown Violation: Funke Akindele, Husband Fined N100,000 Each With 14 Days Community Service


Funke Akindele and her husband, AbdulRasheed Bello popularly known as JJC Skillz have both been sentenced to 14 days of community service with a fine of N100, 000 each.

The sentence was given by Chief magistrate Yewande Aje-Afunwa at the Ogba Magistrate Court on Monday, April 6, 2020 after the celebrity couple was found guilty of hosting a house party during the government-ordered lockdown.

According to the magistrate, the couple is also to go into self-isolation for fourteen days in an undisclosed location.

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The location where the couple will be self-isolating will be decided by the Lagos state Ministry of Health.

For the community service, they are to serve three hours per day excluding Saturday and Sunday and must each visit 10 public places to educate people on the consequences of not complying with directives on coronavirus.

Akindele was arrested on Sunday night after she flouted the Social Distancing rule by hosting a birthday party for her husband in Lagos on Saturday.

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