Actress Funke Akindele Bello and her husband, JJC Skillz, were charged to court on the 6th April 2020, on one count charge in chief magistrate court 1, Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos. The husband alongside Naira Marley reportedly went to the police station to surrender themselves after the Lagos Police command announces its decision to declare them wanted.
Moyosore Onibanjo, SAN, and Hon Attorney General of Lagos state lead the prosecuting team.
The couple were found guilty, charged and sentenced as follows;
- The defendants are to pay the fine of #100,000 each and were sentenced to 14 days of community service.
- The couples are to serve for three hours per day excluding Saturday and Sunday.
- They must each visit 10 public places to educate people on the consequences of not complying with the restriction order from the government and they must also submit the names and phone number of those people that attended the party.
- They shall be placed on isolation by the state Government to determine their health status on COVID-19.
Meanwhile, one of the attended of the birthday party, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley is now in police custody and will also be charged to court for violating the restriction orders from the government.