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UPDATE: Funke Akindele arrested over house party

In the aftermath of the viral video of Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele’s house party which surfaced online earlier today, the Lagos State Police Command has arrested the actress for hosting a party in contravention of the lockdown order in Lagos State.

According to reports, the actress has bee taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Lagos Mainland.

Commenting, the Lagos State Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana said; “Yes, we have (arrested) Funke Akindele and we are looking for the others. She has been taken to SCID.”

It was also learnt that the Police has asked Funke Akindele’s husband, JJC Skillz and singer, Naira Marley to appear at the station or be declared wanted.

Since Funke Akindele’s video appeared online, social media users openly condemned the actress for flouting laid lockdown rules by the government.

Meanwhile, she later apologised over the incident, saying most of those who attended the party were colleagues, who were living temporarily within the estate and could not return to their home states because of the lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.



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