POLICE ARREST FUNKE AKINDELE FOR HOLDING PARTY DURING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Funke Akindele for hosting a party in contravention of the government-ordered lockdown, The PUNCH can confirm.

The Lagos State Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, told The PUNCH that the actress had been taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba.

He told The PUNCH, “Yes, we have Funke Akindele and we are looking for the others. She has been taken to SCID.”

It was learnt that policemen arrived in Amen Estate off Lekk-Epe Expressway in about three patrol vehicles

Akindele, popularly known as Jenifa, who is married to singer, Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz, held a party in his honour on Saturday.

Singer, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, also graced the party which had over 20 others in attendance.

Thousands of Nigerians on social media called for the arrest Akindele, popularly called ‘Jenifa’.