The Headies Disqualify Transportable Over Dying Menace To Co-Nominees
Organisers of The Headies Awards 2022 version have disqualified singer, Habeeb Okikiola, professionally generally known as Transportable from the record of nominees for threatening to kill his co-nominees.
The Headies acknowledged that Mr Habeeb Okikiola ( @portablebaeby ) was disqualified from its fifteenth nominees’ record to additional move a robust message of not condoning reckless and uncouth statements.
“The music business calls for all-round excellence, and this can be very necessary for younger artists being potential position fashions to exude skilled accountability, correct decorum and have respect for others.”
In line with the organisers, Transportable was disqualified resulting from a sequence of misdemeanours through his social media platforms.
Recall that on the twenty fifth of Might 2022, he threatened to kill, hurt or trigger hurt to the opposite nominees in the identical classes of awards he was nominated for if he doesn’t emerge the winner.” Say The Headies
Vanguard studies that Transportable was nominated to contest within the ‘Rookie of the Yr’ and ‘Finest Avenue-Hop Artiste’ classes when The Headies unveiled the nominees for its 2022 version.
Different nominees e within the ‘Rookie of the Yr’ class embrace Av, Fave, Magixx, and Ugocci.
For the second class, he’s pitted in opposition to Bella Shmurda, Mohbad, Naira Marley, and Goya Menor amongst others.
Transportable the ‘Zazuu’ crooner took to his Instagram web page to make a menace to whoever wins the 2022 Headies Award over him.
Nevertheless, not being happy with Transportable’s assertion, organisers of the awards in a swift response mentioned:
“Now we have notified the Nigeria police of Mr. Okokiola’s actions to fellow nominees. Additionally, demand for the rapid retraction of the video in addition to a written apology to nominees in each classes and to The Headies has been made.
“Ought to Mr. Okikiola fail to fulfill our calls for, we won’t solely disqualify him from taking part in The Headies but in addition implement the instrumentality of the regulation.
“Most of the people are hereby implored to ignore the video and cease the dissemination of the identical within the public area,” The Headies famous.
Saying Transportable’s disqualification on Instagram Tuesday, the organisers shared the letter beneath: