Headies disqualifies singer Portable over death threat to co-nominees.
Headies Disqualifies Singer Portable: Reasons
Recall that Habeeb Okikiola popularly known as “Portable” made a verbal threats to harm or cause harm to other nominees in both award categories if he does not receive the award on his instagram page after his nomination on Tuesday, 25th May 2022.
In response to the threat, the organizers of the award threatened to disqualify the singer on Friday, 28th May 2022. They condemned the act outrightly. They also notified the Nigerian police force of Portable’s action and demanded for the immediate retraction of the video from Portable’s social media platforms as well as a written apology to the nominees in both categories and promised that if Portable fail to meet the demand, they would not only disqualify him from participating in the the Headies award but also would enforce the instrumentalities of the law on him.
Today being Tuesday, 26th July 2022 the organizers of Headies announced on their social media platforms, the disqualification of Mr Habeeb Okikiola popularly known as “Portable”.
Portable’s Reaction to The Disqualification
Portable who seems less concerned about the saga on his part, has released a video on his instagram page telling the public that he does not regret his actions.