Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and her husband Abdul Rasheed Bello a.k.a JJC skills has been sentenced to 14 days community service each today by a magistrate court sitting in Lagos.
The court also directed them to pay a fine of N100,000. Both pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of hosting a gathering of 20 persons and over, contrary to the social distancing directives of the Lagos State Government due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
The popular Nollywood actress, alongside her husband were arraigned on Monday at the Samuel Ilori Courthouse of the Magistrate Court in Ogba, Lagos. The charge against them is made pursuant to the Regulation 8(1a &b) and S 17(1) of the State’s Infectious Disease Regulation 2020.
With this measure, it shows that the authorities are really bent on the enforcing the lockdown and any defaulter must face judgement..