The Nigerian police force has conducted the exhumation of the remains of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, a renowned Nigerian rapper widely known as Mohbad.
Nigerian music enthusiasts and the artist’s family have been fervently pursuing justice for the Afrobeat rapper and songwriter.
On the fateful date of September 12, 2023, the 27-year-old Afrobeat luminary passed away under circumstances shrouded in suspicion, allegedly due to complications stemming from an ear infection, with claims that he received a dubious injection from a nurse.
In the aftermath of his untimely demise, an impactful viral video surfaced, featuring Mohbad expressing concerns and implicating Naira Marley and Marlians as individuals to be held accountable should any harm befall him.
In response to this tragic event, both Nigerian citizens and the country’s governing bodies have issued official statements pledging a thorough investigation to uncover the circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s passing and to identify those responsible.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has conveyed his condolences to the grieving mother of the deceased, ensuring support for the artist’s child through educational programs.
Additionally, he has directed the Department of State Security to collaborate with the Nigerian police force in probing the artist’s demise.
Mr. Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, has added his voice to a chorus of prominent Nigerians demanding justice for Mohbad. The Nigerian youth have erupted nationwide protest in response to this tragic incident.
The investigation into the death of Mohbad is currently underway, spearheaded by a 13-member panel appointed by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police. The public eagerly awaits the outcome, yearning for justice to be served.