Popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele-Bello, better known as Jenifa has spoken for the first time after her experience of being prosecuted by the Lagos State government for breaking coronavirus lockdown rules.
It will be recalled Jenifa was charged to court by the state government for hosting a house party to celebrate her husband’s birthday during the coronavirus lockdown in Lagos.
She was charged and convicted along with her husband, JJC Skillz for breaking the social distancing rule when she hosted the birthday party.
Both of them were subsequently sentenced to 14-day community service and fined N100,000 each.
Speaking for the first time on Sunday about her experience, Funke Akindele in a video on her Instagram page said she has learnt a lot from her ordeals during the trial and prosecution.
She added that her fans should stay safe and warned that the coronavirus is real.
“My dear friends, coronavirus is real. We must collaborate with the Lagos State Government and Federal Government by staying at home, staying safe.”
Here is the full video of what she shared on Sunday: