The Governor of Lagos state , Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has granted state pardon to Funke Akindele Bello, and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello.

They were earlier convicted for disobeying the state’s COVID-19 rules by the state government.

Moyosore Onigbanjo, Lagos state attorney-general and commissioner for justice, made the the announcement today.

A court in April had sentenced the couple to 14-day community service each after they pleaded guilty to the charges brought against them.

The couple were arrested for holding a house party.

Their comes as the state also pardon 56 inmates from various correctional centres across the state.

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