After the birthday video of Funke Akindele’s husband, Abdul Rasheed Bello surfaced on social media, lots of persons called for her arrest,stating that they violated the State order concerning the Covid-19 lock down and social distancing, within 24hours of her arrest, the actress and her husband were arraigned before the Magistrate Court of Lagos State in Ikeja.
A Twitter user identified Ondo First Born shared a post with pictures of the Actress Funke Akindele and her husband been taken into the court room.
In his post, he condemned the action of the government in arresting the actress, stating that if only the government could keep up with the same energy they use in going after Funke and her hubby, and go after corrupt politicians, Nigerian would be a better place.
Funke and her husband who were arrested by the Lagos State police command are facing a court trial, were she is likely to face a 1 month Jail term, N100, 000 fine or both.
Some celebrities have however, reacted to the arrest of Funke Akindele and her husband, stating that it’s unfair and unjustifiable, popular celebrity Uti Nwachukwu took to social media to express his disappointment.
With a #freefunkeakindele, Uti expressed his thoughts stating that same Nigerians whom will scream they love you will still be the same to clamour for your arrest at the slightest misstep.
He further added that she isn’t the first to have violated the law and for the fact that she, Funke has already apologized, that should have enough to know she was remorseful over her action.