COVID-19: Police arrest Funke Akindele over house party


Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele Bello has been arrested by the Lagos State Police command over hosting a house party amid the Covid-19 lockdown order in the state.

Her arrest came after a video of her and her husband throwing a birthday house party in their home at Amen Estate off Lekki-Epe Expressway made waves across the internet.

The video has since caused a serious stir on social media with a lot of people calling for the arrest of the actress, her husband and every other person who graced the social gathering.

In a new report, the Lagos State Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, confirms that the actress has been taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba.

“Yes, we have (arrested) Funke Akindele and we are looking for the others. She has been taken to SCID.” were the words claimed to have been said by the PRO

Though, Funke Akindele, otherwise known as Jenifa, who is an ambassador of Dettol has since apologized on her social media platforms. However, that didn’t stop the officers of the Nigeria Police Force from doing their job.


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