A driver of Nigerian hip-hop artiste, Habeeb Okikiola, popularly called portable, has reportedly crushed a commercial motorcyclist to death in Ogun State.
According to Dailytrust, The incident is coming less than 24 hours after the controversial singer was summoned by the police for alleged assault. Ogun Police Command had on Monday ordered Portable to immediately report himself at the nearest police post or be arrested.
This followed a case of an alleged assault on his former Disc Jockey, simply identified as DJ Chicken.
The controversial singer and a group of boys were seen assaulting the DJ in a video posted on social media.
In the viral clip , Portable, who spoke in Yoruba, ordered his “boys” to beat up the DJ for allegedly sending a message to his wife.
In a swift reaction, the Police Spokesman of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi ordered the ‘Zazu’ crooner to report himself to a nearest police station in the state or risk being arrested.
And less than 24 hours after the summons, his driver reportedly crushed a commercial motorcyclist popularly known as Okada rider to death at Iyana Ilogbo along Lagos-Abeokuta expressway.
The singer was said to have sent his driver on an errand when the incident occurred.
The victim reportedly died while he was being rushed to the hospital.
Incidentally, the naming ceremony of the singer’s baby also took place on Tuesday.
Portable had last week welcomed a child with his lover, Feranmi, and the naming ceremony of the child was scheduled for Tuesday.
The Police Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident, describing it as a case of accident.
“The accident occurred at Ilogbo area in Ogun state where one of Portable’s aides hit a motorcyclist and the man did not survive as he died on his way to the hospital.
“We are not sure if the driver in question was drunk or not,” he said.