- Nigerian comedian, AY Makun, has taken to social media to react to actress Funke Akindele and her husband’s arraignment
- The comedian and filmmaker said that he agrees nobody is above the law
- AY also said he wishes that those who called out Akindele can do the same thing for oppressors in the government
A lot of Nigerians have had a conflict of feelings ever since it was gathered that top actress, Funke Akindele, and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello, have been arraigned in court.
The couple were arrested and arraigned for holding a birthday party at their home in Amen estate, Lagos, despite the government’s directive for people to practise social distancing due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Videos from the get together at their home hit social media and a number of Nigerians were upset and clamoured for their arrest. Now that the couple have been arrested and arraigned, some celebs have taken up their matter on social media.
Just recently, Nigerian comedian, AY Makun, took to Twitter to share his take on the matter. According to him, he agrees that nobody is above the law but he also wishes that those who called out the actress can also do the same for oppressors in the government.
He wrote: “Yes! Nobody is above the law. But I wish those of you who called out @funkeakindele can do same with your countless oppressors in government... Even when the sky is filled with clouds the sun still shines above. Funke will rise again.#lessonslearnt.”
See his tweet below:
In other related news, Legit.ng reported that Nollywood actor, Seun Sean Jimoh, also reacted to Funke Akindele's arraignment. According to him, Nigerians, including the government, are hypocrites who enjoy seeing the downfall of others.
Jimoh also said that Nigerians do not practice what they preach because he is sure that nobody has adhered 100% to the social distance order.
The actor said that social distancing is not a law but an imploration by the government to stem the tide of coronavirus. He then asked what the government arrested the actress for.
Jimoh also asked why Akindele was arrested when the governor of Oyo state was seen holding a political rally and saying that there is nothing like coronavirus in his state.
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