Smooth Production the organizers of the Headies have threatened to disqualify Mr. Habeeb Okikiola a.k.a Portable .
NAIJA NEWS NG reports that this is coming after the singer in a video threatened to kill his co-nominees.
Portable said anyone who wins the award besides him will be killed. Watch the video below :
Headies organizers in an official statement said it has reported the death threat to the Nigerian Police. It also demanded that Portable retracts his threat and apologize publicly on Instagram and in a written form.
It added that failure to do all the above mentioned, he will leave them with no option than to disqualify him.
In the nomination list unveiled on Tuesday, May 14, Portable bagged two nominations, the ‘Rookie of the Year’ and ‘Best Street-Hop Artiste.’
Other nominees e in the ‘Rookie of the Year’ category include Av, Fave, Magixx, and Ugocci.
In the second category, he is up against Bella Shmurda, Mohbad, Naira Marley, and Goya Menor among others.
“We have notified the Nigeria police of Mr. Okokiola’s actions to fellow nominees. Also, demand for the immediate retraction of the video as well as a written apology to nominees in both categories and to The Headies has been made.
“Should Mr. Okikiola fail to meet our demands, we will not only disqualify him from participating in The Headies but also enforce the instrumentality of the law.
“The general public are hereby implored to disregard the video and stop the dissemination of the same in the public space.” The Headies noted.
Reacting to the organizers of Headies, Portable did this video. He apologized in his own way . Watch below :
Portable Apology dey off me 😂😭pic.twitter.com/q8pkRA1q4A
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