Funke Akindele and husband arraigned in court, plead guilty


Actress Funke Akindele has pleaded guilty for defiling the orders of the Lagos state government which had ordered Lagosians to stay at home.

Akindele and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello popularly known as JJC skills were arraigned before a magistrate court in Lagos on Monday April 6, 2020.

After reading the charges brought before them by the Magistrate, Akindele and her husband both pleaded guilty.

The magistrate then took a ten-minute break before giving her verdict.

Funke Akindele was arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force on Sunday, April 5, 2020, after she organised a house party on Saturday, April 4, 2020, that had over 20 people in attendance, despite the lockdown order issued by the government.

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

Meanwhile, the actress apologized for her actions on social media, following widespread criticism.

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