Funke Akindele-Bello popularly known for her role in Jenifa’s Diary has pleaded guilty for defiling the orders of the Lagos state government which had ordered Lagosians to stay at home.
This online media had reported that Funke was arrested on Sunday night alongside with her husband.
Both were arraigned this morning at Ogba Magistrate Court in Ikeja.
Both husband and wife were accused of organising a birthday party on 4 April in their residence at Amen Estate in Ibeju Lekki.
According to Attorney General of the State, Moyosore Onigbanjo, the led counsel said the couple violated Section 8 of the Lagos State Infectious Disease Regulation 2020.
Meanwhile, Funke and her husband face a jail term of one month or N100,000 fine or both if found guilty.
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‘We are Guilty’ Funke Akindele and husband JJC tells court BIG STORY BREAKING: Funke Akindele, Husband Plead Guilty To Violating Social Distancing Law ￼ Published 4 mins ago on April 6, 2020 By Ayobami Ladipo ￼ Popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele and her husband Abdul Rasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz has pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of violating the Lagos State Government directive on social distancing. Akindele and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello popularly known as JJC skills were arraigned before a magistrate court in Lagos. They were arraigned for breaching the Lagos Infection Diseases Regulations 2020 (the Regulations) which prescribes a jail term of one month or N100,000 fine or both for persons found guilty of hosting gatherings or flouting the lockdown order. Courtesy porcheclassy