Nollywood superstar, Funke Akindele, popularly known as Jenifer has been arrested for hosting a birthday party which violates the Lagos state restriction order.
The restriction order which banned social gathering and a total lockdown was placed due to the coronavirus pandemic which is more prevalent in Lagos state.
The Lagos state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana who confirmed the arrest said “the attention of the 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. Funke Akindele was arrested.”
Elkana said investigation is ongoing, as efforts are 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.
The police the remaining persons to report at the State CID Yaba on Monday 6th April 2020 or risk being declared wanted.