Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has extended an invitation to the Department of Security Services (DSS) to participate in the investigation into the untimely demise of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, better known as Mohbad. This development was conveyed through a statement issued by Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, on Tuesday.
Mohbad, a former artist under Naira Marley’s Marlian Records, tragically passed away at the age of 27 last Tuesday, sparking widespread concerns and demands for a thorough inquiry into the circumstances of his death.
The state government expressed its condolences to Mohbad’s family and fans, acknowledging the loss of a highly talented and promising artist in a fiercely competitive industry. The statement conveyed prayers for the repose of Mohbad’s soul and comfort for his grieving family and fans.
To ensure a comprehensive and impartial investigation, Governor Sanwo-Olu has directed that the Department of Security Services (DSS) be involved in the inquiry, fostering inter-agency cooperation and leveraging cutting-edge technology to uncover the truth surrounding Mohbad’s demise.
The government pledged to hold accountable anyone found to have played a role in events leading to Mohbad’s death after a meticulous investigation. As part of the expanded inquiry, the DSS has been enlisted to help achieve justice for the young artist, his family, and his numerous supporters.
The state government appealed to individuals possessing valuable information related to the investigation to come forward and assist the inquiry team. Furthermore, it emphasized the importance of safeguarding the confidentiality and protection of all witnesses who provide essential information or evidence during the investigative process.
In the wake of Mohbad’s passing, his management announced plans for a candlelight procession and tribute night to commemorate the late artist. This initiative has garnered widespread support and appreciation from fans and sympathizers, who have been calling for a thorough examination of the circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s death.[logo-slider]