Funke Akindele Arrested For Hosting A Party Amidst Lockdown

Nollywood actress Funke Akindele who, on saturday, threw a party to celebrate her husband’s birthday, which has led many Nigerians talking as regards social distancing, has been arrested by Lagos State Police for the act in contravention of the lockdown order in Lagos.

According to Punch, Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana said the actress had 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,” Elkana had said.

The policemen were reported to have arrived her residence at Amen Estate off Lekki-Epe Expressway in about three patrol vehicles.

Many twitter users had blasted her as at the time she posted on twitter as most of them were disappointed in her having been among nigeria celebrities who were used to create awareness by the Nigerian Center For Disease Control (NCDC)-agency responsible to curb the spread of coronavirus and to sensitize people on how to stay safe.

below are the replies of some fans as regards the party:

Funke Akindele and her husband are certified idiots. This is beyond unreasonable, it’s disgusting,” another Twitter user wrote.

This must really be heartbreaking to the actress…

Meanwhile, Following the arrest of the actress, Gbadamosi, a businessman and politician, who was the Governorship Candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in the 2019 election, took to his Twitter page to apologise, saying he had gone to the Bello’s residence thinking he would only meet the family and their staff.

We are gonna see the outcome of this..stay safe


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