Nigerians rage after crowd gathered at Buhari’s Chief of Staff burial amid lockdown rules; says the FG owes Nollywood actress Funke an apology

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Nigerian actress Funke Akindele-Bello and her hubby, Abdul Rasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz, landed in trouble together with the husband when they organised a birthday bash over the weekend contrary to the ban on the social gathering and in the subsequent days, pleaded guilty to the one-count charge of defying the orders of the Lagos state government on public gatherings and social distancing.

The comic actress and producer became the trending topic on social media following the same rule been defied by the federal government.

Nigerians on Saturday took to social media to call out the federal government for organizing a funeral for late Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari who recently passed away amid the lockdown in Lagos and Abuja.

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The government official who died on Friday, April 17, was laid to rest during the early hours of Saturday, April 18, according to Muslim rites, and a large gathering at the burial site caused the uproar on social media.

Disgruntled Nigerians berated the federal government for allowing the gathering of so many people at the venue, despite the fact that the president had legalized the quarantine act, which prohibits citizens from holding large gatherings in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Nigerians were quick to remind the Federal Government that Funke Akindele was only recently convicted for organizing a birthday party for her husband in their Lagos home, yet government officials have openly flouted the same rule she was convicted for.

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Taking to Twitter, Nigerians called the Nigerian leaders hypocrites who make laws and then go ahead to break same.

Some demanded the government issue an apology to popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele who was recently arrested and convicted for organizing a private birthday party for her husband at their home in Lagos.

“Funke Akindele was arrested and arraigned for throwing a party in her house. Some politicians decided to organise a prayer session, hereby breaching the Presidential order & @NCDCgov guideline on social distancing, but no action will be taken because ‘proximity to power?” a Twitter user wrote.

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