Justice for Mohbad: Calls for Answers Grow

Justice For Mohbad
A photo of the afrobeat singer - Mohbad

The untimely death of Afrobeats sensation Mohbad, born Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, has sent shockwaves throughout Nigeria.

Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adediran, popularly known as “Jandor” and a gubernatorial candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, has called for a thorough investigation into Mohbad’s tragic demise.

Jandor’s campaign team, led by Gbenga Ogunleye, released a statement on Wednesday, expressing condolences to Mohbad’s family and fans.

The statement highlighted the significance of the incident and the ensuing public outcry.

Jandor emphasized the importance of law enforcement agencies conducting a meticulous investigation to unveil the truth behind the young artist’s death.

Jandor stressed that this incident has dealt a severe blow to the music industry’s reputation in Nigeria.

The tragic news of Mohbad’s passing has prompted an outpouring of support and calls for justice from fellow artists and the general public alike.

Meanwhile, Folakemi Falana, the daughter of renowned lawyer Femi Falana, is actively seeking answers regarding Mohbad’s mysterious death.

She shared a copy of a formal request addressed to the Chief Coroner of Lagos State. The appeal, dated 18 September, was written by her father’s chambers, Femi Falana (SAN). Citing the Lagos State Coroners Law, she urged a prompt response to their plea.

It reads,

“Given the needless death of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, we are compelled to request you use your good offices to cause a coroner’s inquest to be concluded into the cause of death of this young promising musician and make appropriate recommendations under section 15 of the Lagos state coroner’s law 2007 which provides that an inquest shall hold whenever a coroner is informed that the death of a deceased person within his coroner’s district is as a result of a death in a violent or natural or suspicious situation. We hereby request your lordship to conduct an inquest into the circumstances surrounding his tragic death in Lagos state, and we are confident that your lordship will accede to our request with utmost urgency. Please, your lordship, accept the assurances of our principal, Femi Falana SAN.”

As investigations into Mohbad’s death persist, the Nigerian music community mourns the loss of a budding talent and grapples with the need for accountability and fairness within the entertainment industry.

Techrectory with Agency Report.

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Written by Ayodeji Ayenuwa

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