A commercial motorcyclist was killed in a collision near Iyana Ilogbo on the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway, according to a driver for popular artist Habeeb Okikiola, also known as Portable.
This comes just 24 hours after Ogun State police ordered the Zazu crooner to report to any police station for allegedly assaulting a young man in a viral video.
The motorist, who has yet to be named, was claimed to have been speeding when he crushed the okada rider on Tuesday.
The driver was reportedly on an errand for Portable at the time of the tragedy.
Portable is said to be naming his child today in the state’s Ota area.
The victim, NEWS DIRECT learnt, was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he eventually gave up the ghost.
In a video, Portable said he was not the one who killed the bike rider with his car, saying “no be use my motor jam person.”
He confirmed that the victim had passed on after he left the naming of his son to see him in the hospital.
The Ogun State police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident.
Abimbola added that it was a case of a road accident, adding that investigation will unravel what led to the unfortunate incident.
“The accident occurred at Ilogbo area in Ogun state where one of Portable’s aides hit a motorcyclist and the man did not survive as he died on his way to the hospital.
“We are not sure if the guy in question is drunk or not. We should all wait for the outcome of the investigation.
“But with this, we are resounding our 48 hour ultimatum given to the hip-pop singer, this ultimatum will elapse tomorrow, Wednesday. He will do himself well to be honourable and turn himself in for investigation.”