Popular actress Funke Akindele, a.k.a Jenifa has been arrested by the police for hosting a crowdwd birthday party for her husband on Saturday.
Funke was arrested on Sunday for hosting the party in honour of her husband, Abdul Rasheed Bello a.k.a. JJC Skillz, a singer in violation of the lockdown guidelines..
The party, it was learnt, attracted more than the permissible guests in line with the restriction order to contain COVID-19 pandemic.
Social media had been agog with a viral video of the party, which attracted star artistes such as Azeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley, among others..
In a statement on Sunday evening, the police said: “Attention of Lagos State Police 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. Investigation is ongoing, 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.
“They are in their best interests urged to report at the State CID Yaba on Monday 6th April, 2020 or risk being declared wanted.