Controversial Nigerian singer, Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable has revealed the real reason policemen showed up at his bar in an attempt to arrest him.
Portable explained that the alleged fraudster is his apprentice and what happened did not warrant the involvement of the police.
Speaking on tiktok, Portable said, “That boy wey I beat, he’s my boy. I’m a boss to him. Oga go beat apprentice na? That one no mean say make police come say make dem come arrest you.
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“This boy is my boy. He’s into Yahoo [Internet fraud]. I advised him to quit but he still dey do the scam dey go. Then I pursued him. I beat him. I flogged him. Now you want to arrest me because of I flogged him? He come to write a petition about me, about a celebrity superstar.
“He’s a Yahoo boy. Yahoo boy came to lay a complaint. He writes a petition about superstar celebrity. My work is legit. I do music for a living. I no fear anybody, na only God I fear,” he added.
Recall that he was in the news for arguing with policemen who stormed his bar wanting to arrest him in Ogun State.
The singer resisted arrest, boasting that he was a superstar and worked for the ruling party.
The Force spokesperson, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi explained that the singer’s actions were punishable by the criminal laws of Nigeria as he went on to insult police officers in the line of duty.
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Hours later, the Ogun State Police Command issued a 72-hour ultimatum to report himself to the nearest police station or be arrested by Friday.
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