Police Arrests Nollywood Actress


The Lagos state police command has arrested Funke Akindele, Nollywood actress, for hosting a house party, in violation to the lockdown order in the state government.
She was picked up on Sunday evening and taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti (SCID), Yaba on Sunday evening.
Spokesman of the Lagos Police Command, Bala Elkana, announced Akindele’s arrest in a statement, saying the film star was apprehended for “violating restriction orders in the state”.
Despite apologising through her Twitter handle, Elkana
Akindele, who is also known as Jenifa had earlier taken to her Twitter handle to apologise for her action.
There was outrage on the social media after she hosted the house party on Saturday, to celebrate the birthday of her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello.
Elkana 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.
“Police detectives from the State CID Yaba were promptly drafted to the location. Funke Akindele was arrested.
“Investigation is ongoing, efforts are 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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