Nigerian singer, Badmus Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable has returned home after being released from prison on meeting ball conditions.
Portable was earlier held in custody by the Ogun State Police while awaiting payment of his bail bond set at N300,000 and N500,000 with two sureties with landed properties within the vicinity.
Some of the counts read, “That you, BADMUS HABEEB OKIKIOLA, M A.KA PORTABLE, and others now at large on the 28th day of March, 2023 at 11:00hrs at Odogwu Bar, Oke-Osa, Ilogbo, Ifo in the Ifo Magisterial District did willfully cause or inflict physical injury on one Inspector Hammed Moshood ‘m’ with your elbow on his nose which caused blood to gush out from his nose and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 4 (1) of the Violence against persons & Prohibition Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2017.
“That you, BADMUS HABEEB OKIKIOLA M A.KA PORTABLE on the same date, time and place in the aforementioned Magisterial District did resist to be arrested by Inspector Hammed Moshood ‘m’, ASP Gregory Iyoha ‘m’, ASP Kunle Badmus ‘m’ after serving you with Police Invitation Letter on the 20th day of January, 2023 for the offences you committed when they were about to discharge their duty with warrant of arrest on you thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 197 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2006.”
A high Court in Ogun state ruled that the singer be kept in Ilaro Correctional Center while awaiting the terms of his bail to be met.
His counsel Adodo Destiny has confirmed his release.
He said that “Yes he’s home now. I’m fact I am still in his house with my lawyers.”
A video has also surfaced on Instagram showing the singer appreciating his fans while also saying that he has learnt his lesson.
He can be seen calmly addressing his fans on the live video which has gone viral.