Miffed with their actions, an Ogba Magistrate Court supersedes by Magistrate Aje Afunwa, Monday fined Funke Akindele and her husband AbdulRasheed Bello, one hundred thousand naira each for violating Federal government’s coronavirus order.
The court equally attached fourteen days (14), community service as part of their punishment for flouting Lagos state lockdown order.
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Funke and her husband celebrated birthday party on Saturday with not less than 20 persons in attendance. This particle act, was seen as disobedience to the precept and dictates of Lagos state.
Read the charges as pronounced by the judge ‘That you, Funke Akindele, Abdul Rasheed Bello on the 4th day of April 2020 at 9, Gbadamosl Close, Amen Estate, lbeju Lekki in the Lagos Magisterial District gathered at the aforementioned address with over twenty persons contrary to the social distancing directives of Mr Governor of Lagos State made pursuant to Regulation 8(1)(a) & (b) and 17(1)“) of the Lagos State Infectious Disease(Emergency Prevention)Regulation 2020 and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 58 Public Health Law Cap P16 Vol.9 Laws of Lagos State, 2015.’