Police Arrest Lagos Guber Candidate, Gbadamosi for attending Funke Akindele’s party


Former governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Lagos State, Babatunde Gbadamosi, has been arrested by the state Police Command for violation of the ban on social gatherings.

The politician Gbadamosi was quizzed after attending a birthday party organised by Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele Bello for her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello, held in Amen Estate, Ibeju-Lekki axis of the state.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports Gbadamosi had apologized for attending the house party, hours after the actress was arrested by the police for defying the lockdown order of the government.

Akindele and her husband were arraigned before a Magistrate Court in Yaba and pleaded guilty for breaching the restriction order and were fined one hundred thousand naira each.

The couple were also to partake in three weeks of community service.

Also, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, who was at the party has been remanded in police custody and will be arraigned in court on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the Lagos state government has vowed to prosecute all attendees at Funke Akindele’s party which took place at her residence on Saturday.

The state Attorney-General, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said all those who attended the party held in Amen Estate in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos would be prosecuted once apprehended.

She said Mrs Akindele and her husband will provide “the names, addresses and telephone numbers of every person who attended the party within 24 hours”.

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