The Lagos State Police Command has taken Nollywood actress, Mrs Funke Akindele-Bello, and her husband, Mr Abdulrasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, to Court for flouting the lockdown order in Lagos State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Bala Elkana, confirmed that the actress, popularly called ‘Jenifa’, had been taken to a Chief Magistrates Court in Ogba, Lagos.
They were arraigned for breaching the Lagos Infection Diseases Regulations 2020 which prescribes a jail term of one month or ₦100,000 fine or both for persons found guilty of hosting gatherings or flouting the lockdown order.
Mrs Funke Akindele-Bello and her husband, Mr Abdulrasheed Bello known as JJC Skills arrived the Magistrate Court, Ogba at exactly 11:00 am but could not leave the Patrol car of the Lagos State Legal Department until 12:00noon, even as Lawyers were coming in and out of the car.
As at the time they left the car for proper hearing at the Court, they covered their faces from the point of leaving the car to the Courtroom and Journalists were barred from covering the case.
Mrs Akindele-Bello on Saturday, April 4, 2020, organised a house Party to celebrate her husband JJC’s birthday at her residence in Amen Estate Ibeju-Lekki in Lagos.