Controversial singer, Habeeb Okikiola, better known as Portable, has revealed that he was once paid to insult the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, praizemedia report.
The Zazu Zeh star made this revelation while reacting to the backlash he received for declaring support for Tinubu ahead of the 2023 general election.
Portable, who disclosed that he once collected money to speak ill of a politician, said the table has now turned, as APC has now paid him to support its candidates.
In a new video he shared on his Instagram page, he told those criticizing him for supporting Tinubu that he was only doing his job.“If they pay you money, you have to work. I was once paid to insult Tinubu during the protests. That was a long time ago. Now, APC has said Akoi Tinubu.
“If they pay you, do your job, no ripping. When I was asked to insult Tinubu, I collected my money and did my job. Now Tinubu is the next. They’re the ones that gave me money, and I must do the work for the money I collected. Akoi APC,” he said in Yoruba.
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Recall that Portable came under fire from Nigerians on social media after showing off the bag of money he received after visiting Osun State Governor, Oyetola.
The singer, who recently paid a visit to the governor, took to his social media pages to declare his support and urged his fans to vote for Oyetola who’s seeking reelection and the APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, in the 2023 general elections.
He also boasted about the large sum of money he had received during the visit while claiming that grace had found him. This however, triggered Nigerians on social media and they trooped to the comments to lambast him.