Gov Oyebanji urges police to unravel mysteries surrounding musician’s death

Governor Biodun Oyebanji of Ekiti State has urged police authorities to unravel the mysteries surrounding the death of fast-rising music star, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (aka Mohbad).

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Yinka Oyebode, he said the minimum the country owes the deceased and his family is justice, which he said could only come through a thorough investigation of the circumstances leading to his death as well as various revelations that came out thereafter.

Governor Oyebanji described Mohbad as a talented singer, who at 27 had already carved a niche for himself in the entertainment world with several hit songs to his credit, he said the death of the singer at the peak of his career and the circumstances surrounding it are highly regrettable.

While extending condolences to members of the late singer’s immediate and extended families as well as his fans worldwide, the Ekiti State Governor urged the Nigeria Police to investigate the death and ensure that justice is done.

“Our condolences to the family and fans of the late singer, Mohbad. We feel their pains at this crucial moment and join other well- meaning Nigerians to demand a thorough investigation into the circumstances leading to his death”, the statement added.

In a related development, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has also mourned the death of singer Mohbad and has invited the Department of State Services (DSS) to join the probe into his demise. 

“We have been closely working behind the scenes with relevant authorities, and keenly following the ongoing investigations,” he wrote on his X handle Tuesday.

“However, in order to boost the investigations, I have invited the Department of State Services (DSS) to join the investigation and widen the dragnet with inter-agency collaboration and use of best-in-class technology to unearth the truth.

“I have instructed that all those who may have played any role whatsoever in any event leading to the death of MohBad be made to face the law after a thorough investigation.”



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