Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele.
The nollywood actress was arrested today for staging a birthday party in her Ajah Lagos home in violation of government lockdown order over Coronavirus pandemic.
The police statement on Funke Akindele’s arrest reads…
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.
Investigation is ongoing, efforts have been 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.
DSP Bala Elkana
Police Public Relations Officer,
Lagos State Command.