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IGP orders investigations into singer Portables’s claim of forming cult groups in Lagos

Usman Alkali

The Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered investigations into the claims made by singer Portable that he formed the notorious cult group, One-Million Boys, terrorising some parts of Lagos State(read here).

Portable made the claim in a viral video that he has now deleted.

A statement released on Monday evening by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, spokesperson of the force, says the IGP has ordered Lagos state Commissioner of Police, Biodun Alabi, to investigate the indicting statement and take necessary legal action.

Adejobi added that the 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. 

The statement in full reads

”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.”

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