The Lagos State Police Command has arrested popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, for throwing a party in violation of the restriction order against the spread of Coronavirus Disease in the state.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Lagos.
Elkana said: “The attention of state Police Command was drawn to a viral video showing large number of persons mainly in the entertainment industry in an Estate, along Ajah, Ibeju-Lekki axis.
“They were 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 and Akindele was arrested.”
Elkana said efforts had been intensified to arrest the remaining persons in the video, among whom are Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Akindele’s husband, Abdul Rasheed Bello, aka. JJC Skillz.
The police spokesperson advised those involved to report at the Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba on Monday in their best interest or risk being declared wanted.
He added: “They are in their best interests urged to report at the State CID Yaba on Monday 6th April, 2020 or risk being declared wanted.”