Gang beating: Report yourself, Ogun police order singer Portable

Habeeb Okikiola, better known by his stage name Portable, was directed by the Ogun State Police Command on Monday to appear at the closest police station.

This was in relation to a video clip that was allegedly used to beat up a young man and was going around on social media.

The Zazu crooner was seen requesting that some young people beat up a man in the video that our source saw. Additionally, Portable said that the man had texted his wife.

The event reportedly happened within the state roughly two days ago, according to a statement made by Abimbola Oyeyemi, the command’s spokeswoman.

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According to Oyeyemi, the victim suffered physical harm as a result of the beating.

The artist was supposed to be a role model for the young people, and the police public relations officer called the performance barbarous, disorderly, and inappropriate.

The following portion of the statement was included in the statement: “The attention of Ogun State Police Command has been drawn to a video clip circulating on social media where a well-known hip-hop artist, Habeeb Okikiola a.k.a. Portable, the Zazu crooner, was seen organising some youths to beat up a young man and cause him bodily injury.


The incident is thought to have occurred two days ago somewhere in Ogun State. Such disorderly and violent behaviour should not be condoned since it is not only barbarous but also unworthy of someone who is meant to serve as an example for young people.

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As a result, the Command is advising Okikiola Habeeb, a.k.a. Portable, to present himself at the closest police station in Ogun State; else, his arrest would be demanded.

status of such person.”


Portable’s blatant act of impunity in the viral video is abhorrent, and if it goes unchecked, it will convey the wrong message to young people who look up to him as a role model.


“Jungle justice has no place in our laws, and whoever engaged in it must feel the force of the law, regardless of the circumstances,”

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