Funke and her husband, JJC Skillz had a birthday party at their Amen estate home in Lagos state on Saturday and was attended by quite a number of people which contravenes the social distancing order of the Lagos state government. She was picked up by men of the Lagos state police command yesterday evening while her husband and Naira Marley have been asked to come forward for questioning.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC and Dettol Nigeria, have both reacted after the Lagos state police command yesterday evening arrested Funke Akindele-Bello, for flouting the lockdown order in Lagos state. With the both removing her personal hygiene campaign videos from their websites.
Funke Akindele has however acknowledged, apologised and taken accountability for her reckless act. She released a video on her Instagram page, and admitted she was very sorry as the party she hosted could have disastrous consequences wherein COVID-19 could spread amongst the attendees if an infected person had been attendance.