Ogun State Nigerian police has arraigned singer, Habeeb Okikiola better known as Portable.
Kemi Filani earlier reported that Portable was in court today, Monday, April 3rd.
In a new update, the street singer has been arraigned on six counts bordering on assault.
He was arraigned at the Ifo High Court in Ogun State on Monday morning, April 3rd, 2023.
Kemi Filani reported on Friday that Portable had been arrested by The Ogun State police command.
The arrest came days after the singer refused to honor the police invitation. Recall that on Tuesday, videos of the street artist raining curses and rough-handling some men of the Nigeria police surfaced on the internet
The “Zazoo’ crooner was handed a 72-hour ultimatum by the Ogun State police command to report himself to the nearest police station following the viral video.
Portable, as usual, failed to report himself to the nearest police station and was arrested by the police and detained at the State Police headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta.
Speaking on the development, the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed that the singer had been arrested and currently cooling his feet at the state headquarters of the police in Eleweran, Abeokuta.
Mr. Oyeyemi said the Zazu crooner was arrested after refusing five invitations.
Portable releases a first official statement, debunking reports of being arrested
Speaking out following his arrest, Portable debunked reports of him being arrested.
In a statement by his team, the singer honored the invitation of the police as he believes they are the citizen’s friends.
They remain positive that everything will go well as he is with the CP and the issue is been attended to.