Police Declares Portable, Zazzu Crooner Wanted
Nigeria Police Force has declared wanted, Nigerian reigning musician, Habeeb Okikiola well known as Portable, Zazzu Zee for allegedly ordering his gang of boys to beat up a man as seen in now viral video on the internet.
Ogun State command of the Nigeria Police Force in a statement on Monday, gave the musician, an option of reporting himself to any of the nearest police station within Ogun State or risked forcefully taken into custody by men of the Nigeria Police Force.
According to the Ogun State Police Command’s spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the police said that the incident happened somewhere within the state about two days ago.
The statement reads, “The attention of Ogun State Police Command has been drawn to a video clip circulating on social media where a popular hip-hop musician, Habeeb Okikiola a.k.a Portable, the Zazzu crooner was seen organising some youths to beat up a young man and inflict bodily injury on him.
“The incident was said to have taken place somewhere within Ogun State about two days ago. Such unruly and violent behaviour is not only barbaric but unbecoming of somebody who is supposed to be a role model for the youths and therefore should not be tolerated.
“In view of this, the Command is using this medium to advise Okikiola Habeeb a.k.a Portable to report himself at the nearest police station in Ogun State, failure of which his arrest will be ordered.
“The flagrant display of impunity by ‘Portable’ in the viral video is condemnable and if not checked, it will send a wrong signal to the youths who are looking up to him as a role model.
“Jungle justice has no place in our laws and whoever embarked on it must be made to feel the weight of the law, no matter the status of such person.”