Funke Akindele And Husband To Pay 100k Each & Also Sentenced To 14-day Community Service


The Magistrate’s Court sitting in Lagos has sentenced Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele and her husband for violating the social distancing directive of the Lagos State government.

A Magistrate court sitting in Lagos on Monday sentenced the Nollywood actress 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 each.

The charge sheet filed against them reads

”On 04/04/2020, the two accused persons held a party at their residents with over twenty persons in attendance contrary to the social distancing directives made in pursuant to Regulation 8(1)(a) and (b) & 17(1)(i) of the Lagos State Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulations 2020 and therefore committed an offence under Section 58 of the Public Health Law Cap P16 Vol. 9, Laws of Lagos State 2015.”

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