Funke Akindele says she has learnt a lot over the last few weeks after her arrest and trial for disobeying the lockdown order issued by the government.
The actress and her husband, JJC Skillz where both trialed and fined for hosting a house party despite the lockdown order issued due to coronavirus.
In an almost two video shared via her Instagram page on Sunday, April 19, 2020, the actress thanked everyone for the love and support so far.
Funke Akindele says she has learnt a lot over the last few weeks after her arrest and trial for disobeying the lockdown order issued by the government. [Instagram/FunkeJenifaAkindele]
“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.
Funke Akindele and her husband JJC Skillz were arraigned before a magistrate court on Monday [Lawanson]
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.
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.
Funke Akindele and husband, JJC Skillz [Instagram/JJCSkillz]
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.