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We won’t use maximum force to arrest him – Ogun police says after Portable chased away officers

The Ogun State police command has cleared the air regarding the exchange some of its officers had with controversial singer, Habeeb ”Portable” Okikiola.

The Zazzu star resisted arrest when some police officers stormed Odogwu Bar and Restaurant to whisk him away.

Portable challenged them to know the reason for them showing up and went on Instagram live to reveal that a Yahoo boy hired 20 police officers to intimidate him.

“Show me your arrest warrant. Why did you come to my office to arrest people? You came and everyone was running. A yahoo boy sent police to arrest me just because I advised him to stop doing yahoo and vent into music.

”Are the police and Yahoo boys now working together? I don’t do Yahoo. I’m a musician. If you want to invite me to your station, you will invite me with money,” he said in a viral video.

The security personnel were eventually forced to leave his office after their failed attempt to take him to the station.

The State police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident on Tuesday, and said they will use minimum force to arrest Portable.

He explained that the singer had been invited on several occasions but he failed to honour the summons.

Oyeyemi said; “We have also sent an invitation to him through his father twice for questioning after a report was lodged against him. The police approached a court to get an arrest warrant for him following his refusal to honour the invitation.

On sighting the police, Portable stripped himself naked so as to create a scene. Portable is not bigger than the law. We are going to use minimum force to arrest him.”