COVID-19: Lagos Govt Pardons Funke Akindele, Husband, 56 Other Inmates


Lagos State Authorities on Friday granted pardon to Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello.

They had been convicted in April for breaching the COVID-19 protocols and lockdown guidelines.

The held a celebration of their dwelling at 9 Gbadamosi Shut, Amen Property in Abijo.

The couple bumped into hassle for internet hosting greater than the variety of individuals allowed at gatherings – 20.

Music artiste, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley and a Individuals’s Democratic Get together (PDP) chieftain, Babatunde Gbadamosi, amongst others attended.

Lagos Govt Pardons Funke Akindele

Fashola and Gbadamosi later struck a take care of the federal government after their arraignment.

Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo, introduced the clemency for the couple in an announcement.

He disclosed that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu additionally accepted the discharge of 56 inmates from numerous correctional centres.

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Sanwo-Olu acted primarily based on the suggestions of the State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy, below the powers conferred on the Governor by Part 212 (1) & (2) of the Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.

The eight-member council, headed by Dr. Abayomi Finnih was inaugurated by the Governor in December 2019.

Onigbanjo suggested all of the beneficiaries to be good residents and keep away from unlawful and felony actions.

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