Afrobeat singer, Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable has been granted bail by an Ogun State Magistrate’s Court, sitting in Ifo.
Portable was arraigned before the Court over charges, bordering on assault and other offences.
Part of the charges read; “That you Badmus Habeeb Okikiola, aka Portable, and others now at large on the 28 day of March 2023 at 11:00hrs at Odogwu Bar, Oke-Osa, Ilogbo, Ifo in the Ifo Magisterial District, did willfully cause or inflict physical injury on one, Inspector Hammed Moshood ‘m’ with your elbow on his nose, which caused blood to gush out from his nose, thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 4 (1) of the Violence against persons & Prohibition Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2017.
“That you, Badmus Habeeb Okikiola, M. aka Portable, on the same date, time and place in the aforementioned Magisterial District did resist to be arrested by Inspector Hammed Moshood ‘m’; ASP Gregory Iyoha ‘m’, and ASP Kunle Badmus ‘m’ after serving you with Police Invitation Letter on the 20 day of January, 2023 for the offences you committed when they were about to discharge their duty with warrant of arrest on you thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 197 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2006.”
The Singer was granted bail in the sum of N300,000 with two sureties in like sum.
The Court also said the two sureties must possess landed properties.
He was later remanded in Ilaro Correctional Centre, pending the perfection of his bail.
The Court adjourned the matter till 26th April.