Funke Akindele and her husband JJC Skillz have been sentenced to a 14 days community service by the court. The chief Magistrate of the Ogba court ordered the couple to pay a fine of N100,000 each and community service of 14 days apart from Saturday and Sunday.
The couple are also expected to visit 10 important public places within Lagos to educate the public on the importance of complying with the lockdown order and also provide the names of the people who attended the party. They are also going to be placed under isolation by the government to determine their status.
“On 04/04/2020, the two accused persons held a party at their residents with over twenty persons in attendance contrary to the social distancing directives made in pursuant to Regulation 8(1)(a) and (b) & 17(1)(i) of the Lagos State Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulations 2020 and therefore committed an offence under Section 58 of the Public Health Law Cap P16 Vol. 9, Laws of Lagos State 2015”, part of the letter with which they were persecuted reads.
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