Nollywood superstar, Funke Akindele popularly known as Jenifa was arrested for hosting a brithday party that defied Lagos State Government’s restriction orders.
The Nollywood actress explained on IG the reasons why she had a lot of people on the videos posted online and apologized for disobeying the lockdown rules and promise to obey. It was later gathered that she was arrested on Sunday and been held at the Investigation department Panti Yaba.
Several pictures were posted and videos were posted on social media featuring Naira Marley and other celebs.
The Nollywood Actress shared a family picture with JJC and her step kids,wishing her husband a happy birthday.
Lagos Police spokesperson, DSP Bala Elkana, confirmed arrest of the actress.
In a statement on Sunday evening, he 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.
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.”
The actress is currently at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba.She risk being sentenced to one month in jail or fined N100,000 for the offence.