Police Set Up Team To Launch Official Investigations Into Mohbad’s Mysterious Death

A 13-person special investigative team has been established by the Lagos State Police Command to look into the strange passing of Nigerian singer Ilerioluwa Aloba, also known as Mohbad. Idowu Owohunwa, the commissioner for Lagos State, stated on Monday,

“Do not forget, we have unique access with INTERPOL. Everybody linked to it (the death of Mohbad) will be identified and they will be brought to establish their level of involvement,”



Police Set Up Team To Launch Official Investigations Into Mohbad'S Mysterious Death, Yours Truly, News, September 24, 2023

Last Tuesday, news outlets reported the death at age 27 of Mohbad, a former signee of Marlian Records, founded by Azeez Faashola, also known as Naira Marley. While lamenting Mohbad’s passing, Naira Marley referred to him as “more than an artiste or signee but brother and dear friend” to him. Last Friday evening, he made this statement via his Instagram account, personally signing it on behalf of the Marlian Record label. The statement said, in part:

“From inception, we recognised Mohbad was a force to be reckoned with. His music gave so many people love and light. Mohbad touched us all with his heartfelt lyrics, story telling, infectious smile and energy. The news of his passing has left us with a permanent hole in our hearts,”

In another post on his Instagram handle, he posted a video of the late singer with the caption,

“Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. Rest in perfect peace my broski 💡 🕊. I’m shattered 💔💔#Imole’sWorld💡. Got u forever bro.”

More details to follow…

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