The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has directed the Lagos State Police Commissioner to investigate singer Habeeb Okikiola, alias Portable, for claiming to be the founding father of two cult groups.
Muyiwa Adejobi, the Force Public Relations Officer, issued a statement on Monday, July 18.
It was previously reported that the musician claimed to be the founder of two notorious cult groups known as One Million Boys and Ajah Boys.
“Open your ears, Ajah boys and one million boys, I am the one that started it. Go and ask Sammy larry,” Portable had said in Yoruba.
The One Million Boys rose to prominence in 2020 after terrorizing residents, forcing them to form vigilante groups to defend their communities.
“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“, the statement read.