Goya Menor, the Best Street Hop Artist for Heroes winner, has reacted after his colleague, Habeeb Okikiola better known as Portable dragged him for winning an award in the recently concluded 15th edition of The Headies.
Earlier Portable reportedly called Goya Menor a mere hype man and said he didn’t deserve to win the street hop prize. He made this via a video that he posted.
Goya responded to Portable’s comments on his Instagram story saying that he cannot be compared to Portable because he is a First Class material unlike Portable who cannot boast of attending kindergarten talkless of graduating from a tertiary institution.
Singer Goya wrote:
I wonder who’s comparing a B.SC holder who almost made a First class with someone who can’t even locate his kingergarten result. As the street hop holder, i gat class. You can never see me dirty.
Recall that Portable , was disqualified by Smooth Productions, organisers of popular Nigerian music awards, The Headies.
In a statement released on Tuesday, July 26, the organisers condemned the controversial artiste for claiming affliction with dreaded robbery gang known as ‘1 Million boys’
Part of their statement reads: “We regret to announce that following numerous indicting statements made by Mr. Habeeb Okikiola popularly known as “Portable”, and the incessant negative attention that Mr Okikiola has garnered from the Nigeria Police and the general public in recent times, the organisers of the Headies have resolved to disqualify Mr Okikiola as a nominee at the forthcoming 15 Headies Awards.”
The decision to disqualify Mr. Okikiola is accentuated by series of misdemeanours by Mr Okikiola via his social media platforms. On the 25th of May 2022, he threatened to kill, harm or cause harm to the other nominees in the same categories of awards he was nominated for, if he does not emerge the winner, precisely; “Those are my awards. Anybody else who wins, I will ask for them to be killed. I will ask them to kill the person. If the organizers give my award to someone else, they will die”. -Mr. Habeeb Okikiola.”
“On the 18th of July 2022, Mr Okikiola published a video on his social media platforms where he stated that he is the founder of the notorious cult group, ‘One Million Boys’.”