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Funke Akindele Breaks Silence After Being Sentenced for Flouting Lock Down Rules

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By Eventlabgh , in Celebrity Entertainment News , at April 20, 2020


Funke Akindele says the past few weeks have been a ‘learning curve’ for her.

Recall that the actress and her husband JJC were sentenced to community service and fined for flouting the Lagos lock down rules, which were put in place by the government to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

In a video shared via her Instagram page on Sunday, April 19, 2020, the actress thanked everyone for the love and support so far.

“Thank you for all the love, support, feedbacks and calls, I really appreciate. These past few weeks has been a learning curve but we must keep moving forward,” she said.

“My dear friends, coronavirus is really. We all must continue to collaborate with the Lagos state government and the federal government by staying at home.”

The actress went to hammer on the need for Nigerians to practise social distancing and good hygiene during this period.

Akindele thanked all the health workers who have been on the frontline of the pandemic since it’s emergence and paid condolence to the families of those who have lost loved ones as a result of the disease.

See the video below:

Akindele and JJC Skillz on Saturday, April 4 hosted a party at their house which sparked Twitter backlash the following day. The party was to celebrate Skillz’s birthday.

Police on Sunday arrested Akindele and on Monday, the Nollywood icon and her husband were arraigned before the magistrate court.

The couple was sentenced to 14 days of community service with a fine of N100, 000 each.

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