Funke Akindele and Husband Convicted, Get 14-Day Community Service + Fine for Violating Lagos State Order


A Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Ogba today 6th of April, 2020 found Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, and her husband, Rasheed Bello, guilty of violating a Lagos State government order banning all types of gatherings in the state put in place in order to curb the spread of Coronavirus. 

The couple had hosted a house party to celebrate Bello’s birthday a few days ago.


Delivering his judgment, the presiding magistrate ordered them to serve 14 days community service and pay a fine of N100,000 each.

The magistrate, Mrs Aje Afunwa, equally ordered that they should be placed in self-isolation and submit the names and phone numbers of all persons, who attended the birthday party.


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