The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba has ordered the investigation of controversial singer, Portable over his claims of forming ‘One million boys’ and ‘Ajah boy’.
Naija News understands that the fast-rising singer [Habeeb Okikiola] claimed in a viral video that he founded the deadly cult group terrorizing Lagos and Ogun states residents.
Portable’s comment has since generated reactions on social media as netizens demand that the singer should be cautioned.
“Open your ears and hear me, Have you heard about Ajah Boys, One Million Boys, I’m their founder. Go and ask Sammy larry,” Portable said in the viral video shared earlier.
According to Naija News reports, the controversial singer spoke in Yoruba in the video.
While reacting, Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi announced on Monday evening said that IGP Baba has ordered an investigation of the singer.
Adejobi said the investigation was necessary as part of the force effort to fish out pillars and sponsors of cult groups in the country.
The police statement reads: “Police to Investigate Portable over formation of One Million Boys.
“Sequel to the trending video of one Habeeb Okikiola aka Portable where he claimed to have formed the One-Million Boys cult group terrorising some parts of Lagos State.
“The IGP has ordered CP Lagos to investigate the indicting statement and take necessary legal action. This directive is premised on the continuous effort of the Nigeria Police Force to fish out pillars and sponsors of cult groups in order to decimate their activities and restore sanity to our society.”