The inspector-general of police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered an investigations into the claims of popular singer, Habib Okikiola popularly known as Portable where the later boasted that he founded two notorious cult groups in Lagos.
Portable in a post on his social media page had earlier claimed he founded the ‘Ajah Boys’ and ‘One Million Boys’ cult groups, both cult groups were infamous for terrorising residents in some parts of Lagos state years back..
In a statement released on Monday evening by the police spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, the IGP ordered an investigation into Portable’s claims.
The statement read,
“Cultism: 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.”
It remains to be seen if he indeed founded the group as claimed. Meanwhile, his claim has continued to elicit intense reactions on social media.