Funke Akindele Bello Arrested For Hosting House Party Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele Bello has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command, for hosting a house party despite an order against gatherings of more than 20 persons in the State.

The actions of the actress contravened a ban on gathering issued by the State Government and Federal Government to curb the spread of the deadly virus.

Akindele who later apologised over the incident, said 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.

The Lagos Infection Diseases Regulations 2020 (the Regulations) prescribes a jail term of one month or N100,000 fine or both for persons found guilty of hosting gatherings or flouting the lockdown order.

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